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Flying Stories for August 17, 2012

August 17, 2012

Another week without flying. If the thunderstorms weren’t building the smoke was thick in the valley – sometimes both were present. We have been in a cycle of storm days this week. They usually start to our south and move through the area.  Not something I mess with in the mountains.  I have a friend […]

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Aviation Articles for March 23, 2012

March 23, 2012

No flying this week. I missed the short window of opportunity that opened Wednesday morning. By 10 am the wind was gusting to 25 knots and it hasn’t let up much since.  The commercial airport (KRNO) a few miles north of me has winds out of the south gusting to 36 knots right now.  That’s […]

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Overnight in China

June 16, 2008

The Flight The past couple of days have been taken up by a flight from Japan to Shanghai, China, a short overnight stay at the airport hotel and then a return flight to Japan. The weather in Japan has been really nice lately, partly cloudy and in the 70s (F). China has not been doing […]

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