Globe Swift

Bad Day at Big Rock

September 24, 2009

A couple of days ago I had on my list of things to do the rearranging of some rocks in the back yard. You have to remember that I live in Reno, NV , in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Rocks here can grow a little bigger than the average Midwest rock. The top point of […]

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Flying Again!

September 16, 2009

I apologize for taking so long to get another article posted.  It’s been a crazy month or so between working on the Swift and my day job trips. I had a long period off between trips in August and , in spite of temperatures in the hangar over the 100 degree (F) mark, managed to […]

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Progress on the Swift Maintenance – at Last

May 25, 2009

Installing an aircraft radio is not as tedious as trying to put your watch back together, but it still seems as though this project is taking forever. My day job is taking up way too much of my time. I checked my logbook  (I use Logbook Pro in addition to keeping a paper copy) and […]

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Swift Maintenance

May 8, 2009

My time at home in April was split between catching up on the usual home and office duties and working on the interior of the Swift. I bought a new Garmin SL-30 communications radio for the plane along with a new Comant CI-121 VHF communications antenna and RG-400 cable to connect the two. About a […]

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Trip Rig

April 7, 2009

I’m out on the road again. This time it’s a 5-day trip but I’m not doing a whole lot of flying. We’ll get to that in a minute. I normally plan to arrive at my base (the place where all my trips start and finish) the night before my trip is to begin. This time, […]

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