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A cleanup and maintenance

I really like having a hanger to keep the airplane in, It has been a long time since I’ve had this luxury. It’s still kind of warm here in north Georgia but, it beats being out in the direct sunlight. Before you ask, NO, we did not do anything to her that requires an A&P license to do so.

This COVID virus thing has nearly put a stop to our flying. Although Rich and I are flying together again now, […]

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Finding The Right Mount For Your IPad

ELECTRONICS ARE THE WAY OF THE FUTURE

As the advancement of electronics has entered the cockpit there have been many different types of devices used. Companies like Garmin and IFly have done wonderful jobs of developing personal aviation navigation devices but, now the Apple IPad has finally made its way on board. With all the different downloadable programs available now, if you get lost flying then, well, maybe you just don’t need to be flying. The biggest problem a lot of […]

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You Better Know Before You Go!

Better know before you go. It is so very important to do not only a proper preflight on your aircraft but also on your intended planned flight. If you are like me, you may live close to two major stadiums that often have flight restrictions during games. With today’s electronics, it makes it much easier to check while in flight but, It is a good practice to do a little groundwork to lighten up the air work.

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Almost ready for the clouds…. Or am I?

Well, I finally bit the bullet and began my instrument training. Lord forbid I call it my IFR training. I have seen too many “Professional Pilots”, if you will, dog the student for calling it IFR and not instrument training so I will just knock that out now. After much review and asking a ton of pilots for recommendations, I ended up with the Sporty’s Instrument course. I have been working on it now for about 2 months but< in […]

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BFR AND CHECKOUT ARE COMPLETE, NOW WHAT?

BFR AND CHECKOUT ARE COMPLETE, NOW WHAT?

I have not had the opportunity to do a whole lot of flying over the past year or so because of the new job I took at Lighting & Production Equipment in Atlanta. This has certainly taken a tremendous amount of my time and energy. I am, however, now using my college degree, which is Television Production. I’m making pretty good money, for a change, and I am having a lot of fun at […]

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