Back in the Air Again

September 5, 2011

A couple of articles ago I mentioned that I was out of the air for a while because my prop was leaking fluid that should have been contained in the hub – red-dyed lubricating oil. The saga is now complete and I  thought you might like to hear how it all played out… When I […]

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Not Flying for a While

August 14, 2011

Last weekend I took my longest straight-line flight to date with the Swift I now own. I logged roughly 1.5 hours each way and got to know the plane a little better. It definitely makes different sounds than my previous Swift. That is a function of the larger engine (Continental O-300 then vs. Continental IO-360 […]

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