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Ercoupe Owners Club members meet for lunch

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Well, at least three members of the Ercoupe Owners Club had a lunch fly-in at Kay’s Restaurant at the Cambridge, Maryland Airport (CGE). Sooo…why the picture of the crabcake (with fries and slaw) in an airplane post? One of the reasons for gatherings such as this is to share lunch along with the “Ercoupe camaraderie” coalesced by owing a […]

Flight Review for learning in a fun flying sort of way

Saturday, October 13th, 2012

Last Thursday I learned more about flying my own airplane – during my Biennial Flight Review (BFR). While a Flight Review (shorter, current terminology) is NOT a test with a pass/fail result, the Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) needs to feel confident of the pilot’s competency before endorsing that pilot’s (in this case, my) log book. The FR […]

New solo pilot can teach us a lot…

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Sometimes it is good to watch a new pilot perform the basics of landing. Even though this is not an Ercoupe, I was sharing the landing pattern awith this Cessna pilot as his CFI (Certified Flight Instructor) was getting him ready for his first “solo” flight. When I saw what was happening I landed and […]