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I took the afternoon off to fly the plane over to Ava.  There was a leak on the left tank sump valve that needed addressing and the airplane was due for an oil change.  Our mechanic is really thorough, and I was happy to work with him on performing the oil change and learning the...
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My uncle was at Gimlin a few weeks ago when I landed and captured this video.
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Erica and I had planned for several months to take a long weekend to go down to Memphis and enjoy the Beale Street Music Festival.  I was able to use some hotel reward points and take  a sizable chunk out of the hotel bill, which can get pretty high downtown during the festival. With the...
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Erica wanted to go to a Steampunk Festival in Van Buren, AR on Saturday and Sunday, but she had to work until noon, and it was a 4.5 hour drive.  Fortunately the weather was terrific, and the airplane was available.  So we had a terrific flight down and back.
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Weather was perfect today, and even though I had the plane scheduled for a weekend trip later in the day, I decided it was too good an opportunity to fly over to Gimlin (18MO) for their pancake breakfast.  This was also my first time flying N2613L without anyone else in the airplane.
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My Father-In-Law is considering getting back into flying, so he and I went up for a quick flight to let him fly.  We had good weather, and he flew excellently from the right seat. While Richard and I were flying, Erica went and picked up BBQ to bring back to the hangar.  When we got...
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After getting signed off yesterday, Erica and I decided it was time for us to go for a ride together.  I picked Flippin as a destination as it was > 50nm (to log as Cross Country) and it was where here dad learned to fly. The key to the fuel pumps at Willow did not...
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After a lot of years without access to an airplane, I am a current pilot. Today’s flight was a lot of fun, spent mostly on instruments, and I was pleased that my instrument skills came back to me pretty quickly.
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Found time to get back up for another quick flight to knock off some rust.  This was just .6 hours of time with some basic maneuvers and landing practice.
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Today was the second meeting I was able to attend of the Ozark Aviators flying club. I put out the word to the group that I would be at the hangar early with cleaning supplies to work on cleaning N2613L up. Most of the partners showed up and we got her cleaned up and looking...
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