Reviews

A Day at an Aviation Museum

March 11, 2009

We had beautiful weather last weekend and had an opportunity to meet some new friends we had made on Twitter, so we drove down to Sacramento and spent a day looking at airplanes and further establishing the friendships. We started out with a few hours at the Aerospace Museum of Sacramento located at McClellan Airport […]

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GPS Safety Seminar

January 17, 2009

A few days ago I attended the AOPA Air Safety Foundation’s (ASF) safety seminar GPS from the Ground Up. It was the first presentation of this new seminar in the ASF series. Since that night the seminar has been presented several more times on the U.S. West Coast. The presenter was Andy Miller, a veteran […]

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Aeronautical Decision Making (ADM)

January 5, 2009

The weather hasn’t been too conducive to hangar work lately and today wasn’t forecast to be much better, so I decided not to go out to the airport. Instead,  I thought I’d see what I could do about that list of Aviation New Year’s Resolutions that I came up with way back last year. I […]

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Aviation New Year’s Resolutions – 2009

December 29, 2008

This is the time of year for all of us to look back and reflect on our flying experiences in 2008. We all have different views of what has happened in our aviation lives.  Professional pilots will look back and see some  flight departments closing or downsizing while others upgraded equipment.  Airlines disappeared or merged […]

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Big Tow Little Tow

December 13, 2008

Traffic was backed up a little as we were leaving Tokyo the other day which meant we had to to wait in line on the parallel for our turn to take off. We happened to stop just abeam a parking apron where a maintenance crew was readying a 747 for tow. They were using one […]

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