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Ramblings about flying for fun and profit


  • Aviation Articles for November 11, 2011

    Welcome to 11-11-11, called by some the Nerd New Year. Do not neglect to thank any veterans or active military members that you know. Their sacrifices have given us the freedom to live the lives that we live. Here are some flying stories that you may have missed this week: Veterans returning from Washington D.C.…

  • Aviation Articles for November 4, 2011

    I finally finished the annual inspection of my Swift – no major problems found. Of course, now it’s 24 degrees outside with a light dusting of snow on the ground. My hangar is not heated or insulated – and the plane does not yet have a cabin heater.  I’m still working on a way to…