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Aviation Articles for July 1, 2011

July 1, 2011

Is it already the July 4th weekend? Here are some flying stories that you may have missed this week: Something to do between graduation and full employment This article is from the Daily Bruin. Shana had just graduated from UCLA with a degree in economics and had some time off before her employer needed her […]

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Lunch with Some Friends

February 14, 2011

I try to fly my personal plane at least once each time I am home between airline trips. It keeps me current flying a taildragger and it keeps the aircraft’s engine parts lubricated . Besides,  it’s fun. This past break I called a friend (Don) who lives south of Minden, NV (who also happens to […]

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A Sunday Flight in the Swift

December 12, 2010

Today turned out to be a great day for flying. I logged 1.5 hours just flying around the local area doing a little sightseeing. I had my camera with me and took a few photos that I’ll pass along for your entertainment. In case you’re interested, the camera is a Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5 (my wife […]

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Aircraft Polish, Computers and Ice

June 19, 2010

Most of the time I spent at home between airline trips this month was spent polishing the top surfaces of my Swift. (Yes, I also polish the bottom.)  When I show pictures of the plane it usually generates questions about how long it takes to polish, who does it and what do they use.  The […]

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Wonderful Weather

January 12, 2010

I finally  was able to go flying in my plane a couple of days ago, the first time this year.  It was just a short local flight for a little sightseeing and then six patterns to remind myself that I could still land the Swift.They were actually pretty good landings for being off for so […]

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