Your connection with the sky

LSA Review: Flight Design– Room with a View

, November 25th, 2008

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Flight Design did not become the best-selling light sport aircraft in the country by being the best looking kid on the block. In fact, the FD is more like that nerdy guy in high school who got straight As and was still the most popular kid at the parties. In other words, looks are deceiving. It is more than just a solid performing aircraft. Despite its funny looking design it has won this low-wing guy over. Read More >>

Spreading the Word About Flying

, November 24th, 2008

Pilots  will tell you that people love to hear about flying.  Mention it at a party or in the office, and you're sure to get : "How long have you been flying?"; "What do you fly?"; "Where do you fly too."; and the best one, "Can you take me sometime?"

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How’s Everyone Doing?

, November 21st, 2008

Hello everyone!  Let me start off by saying how happy I am to be blogging for AOPA and LetsGoFlying.com.  Both are awesome resources for pilots, student pilots, and people interested in learning to fly.  Let me start of with my name.  My name is Evan Krueger and I am a student pilot.  I am a sophomore at a high school just a little North West of Chicago, Illinois.  Aviation is my number one passion in life by far.  I love the feeling of traveling in three dimensions.   Read More >>

Full of Firsts!

, November 7th, 2008

Hello again! Wednesday the 5th was an absolutly amazing day in the air for me! I finally nailed the traffic pattern by myself. My instructor Michal sat back and she let me do the work. I took off down the runway and climbed about 500ft. Then I turned crosswind, downwind, base and final. I made all the radio calls, took care of the flaps and maintained the airspeed/altitude. It was completely thrilling! Read More >>