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Aviation Stories for April 13, 2012

April 13, 2012

Happy Friday the 13th to you all.  Be sure to feed your black cat well today… which brings up the question: Why Friday the 13th rather than any other day?  Here’s Wikipedia’s effort to explain why today is supposed to be so much more unlucky than, say April 17th – the day your income taxes […]

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A Nice Day at the Golden West Fly-in

June 13, 2011

I actually got the Swift out of the hangar and into the air this weekend. The 2011 Golden West Fly-in was going on in Marysville, CA (KMYV). I flew ‘over the hill’ with a friend who was flying his RV-6A – well, we were going at the same time, but took slightly different routes and […]

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Aviation Stories for March 18, 2011

March 18, 2011

I’m publishing a little late today – just got home from an 8-hour maintenance seminar. I like to attend the IA renewal seminars to hear what is going on even though I don’t hold an Inspection Authorization. Call it continuing education. Here are some stories you may have missed this week: Another look at airline […]

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