Steve Tupper, June 27th, 2011
I’ve written before about the fact that aviation provides challenges worthy of any level of skill. And I thought that now might be a good time to check back in from my wanderings on the frontiers and tell you that – yeah – it’s still true.
Not that I expected to find anything different. But my current explorations are of degree, not of kind. Read More >>
Arty Trost, June 7th, 2011
Today’s weather was made for flying. Slightly overcast and absolutely no wind. So I decided to skip my chores and head for the airport. I’m trying to get in all the flying time I can before I leave for Oshkosh on July 19. I want to practice one-wheel landings, short-field landings and takeoffs, dead-stick landings, etc., etc., etc.
I pulled the Talon out of the hangar and refueled, then began my preflight. I have a set order for doing the preflight; I begin at the left- front and work my way back, around the tail feathers, and then forward to the right-front. I didn’t get very far today. Read More >>