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Adventure Day 5, wow… just wow

Yesterday we flew from Lubbock, TX to Phoenix, AZ. It was an interesting flight –¬†gusty winds (35 knots), IMC, moderate turbulence and something apparently called “p-static” (affected our comms, some of the electric displays and it even sent little charges … Continue reading

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Adventure Day 4, too tired for decent update

The title says it all. I’m exhausted. We put over 1,000 statute miles on the plane today flying from Ohio down to Texas. I wish I could update with something substantial, but I’m probably going to be out cold any … Continue reading

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Crossing the Country in a Single Engine Airplane

Last week I received the following email from an aviation penpal: “Dizzy (nickname, not real name), I’m in the process of helping a friend buy a new-to-him 2002 SR22 right now – it’s a smoking deal because it has a … Continue reading

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Being a “Safety Pilot”

**The following was an email I sent to some friends in the pilot community last week after a fun weekend flying three days in a row – once left seat and twice as a “safety pilot.” A safety pilot is … Continue reading

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