Tracy

$100 Pancakes

August 1, 2015

I haven’t flown yet this week but last week I got some cross-country practice. I had arranged with another pilot based at Reno-Stead to fly a formation flight to the lowlands of Northern California. The Legends of Flight and Jimmy Doolittle Center host a pancake breakfast at the Nut Tree Airport (KVCB) on the last […]

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Sitting in Cockpits a Long Time

August 1, 2015

A couple of weeks ago I listened to a podcast that happened to be the 100th episode of that particular aviation podcast. The speakers on the podcast related some of their 100th aviation events – their 100th flight, 100th hour of cross-country flying, etc. That got me thinking about those events in my flight career. […]

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Back in the air again

July 13, 2015

I finally found enough time over the July 4th weekend to finish my part of the annual inspection and arranged to have the Inspector come out to the hangar and pass judgement on the condition of the plane. All went well and the paperwork was completed, making it legal for me to use the airplane […]

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Annual Still in Progress

June 22, 2015

I’m still working on the Swift Annual Inspection, so there was no flying the past couple of weeks. It has been slow progress, not because things need fixing but because of the lack of time to get out to the airport to do the work.   This past weekend the Carson City airport had their […]

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Landing Currency

June 11, 2015

I finally got back into the air for a short flight last week. We had a good day in the middle of the week with storms predicted to move in the next day and throughout the weekend so I took a break from website work and headed out to the airport. I wasn’t the only […]

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