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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 […]

Jinx is Broken at Butter Valley Golf Port in Bally PA

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

Finally, at long last (redundancy intentional), a lunch mission planned for six different dates was successful. The previous five attempts were all scrubbed because of family, life effects and plain old Mother Nature not playing nicely with her winds and precipitation. Bob is based in New York State along the Hudson Valley and I am […]

Ercoupe Airplanes Love Landing on Grass Runways

Saturday, September 5th, 2009

Last week there was one perfect evening for a bit of local flying. Some airplanes just love landing on grass runways. On this beautiful September evening three planes and their pilots were having fun (practicing & learning) and were frolicking in the pattern, a Citabria, a C-172 and an Ercoupe. This video shows a greaser landing […]