Tweet Did a bit of flying the other day and found this Piper Cherokee (aircraft) in the air. So, I took a few photos! Apparently, he saw me too as he took this photo of me!
Tweet A year has come and gone – amazing! Time for the annual Condition Inspection for my Vans RV-3B aircraft. Believe it or not, I was really looking forward to this inspection as there were several areas that I had not really dug into on this airplane and I wanted to see them. The bulk [...]
Tweet The tail spring and tail wheel on the Van’s RV-3 is a pretty simple setup. However; there are two negatives. First, it is not a full swiveling wheel one has to lift the tail to push/pull it backwards. Second, it lacks ground clearance. One doesn’t exactly go four-wheel driving with an airplane so why [...]
Tweet Several weeks ago I stopped at the Double Circle Ranch backcountry airstrip in Arizona. Yes, I know, I am way behind on my video production… I mentioned the stop at Double Circle in the this post and I still feel the same way – it is a really neat place! The runway is a [...]
Tweet The first couple installments of my Cactus Fly-in report are here and here. I took a bunch of photos of aircraft. Of course, they never turn out quiet like I wish they would. Someday, I will become a photographer with equipment that does what I want it to do!! The quality of workmanship is [...]
Tweet The first part of my Cactus Fly-in report is here. The one and only forum that I attended was the session on backcountry flying. The work that the Arizona Pilots Association, New Mexico Pilots Association, Utah Back County Pilots Association, and the Recreational Aviation Foundation is impressive. They all deserve our membership and support. [...]