Aviation

I was able to get away Friday afternoon to run up to Bolivar to take my Instrument Airplane Knowledge Test exam.  Being afternooon in July, I knew it would be bumpy, but man it was rough. I passed the test easily, but I wasn’t in a big hurry to climb back in and take the torture...
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After the EAA Meeting this morning, it was heating up but Richard and I decided to go up for a few take-offs and landings.   Share this:MoreTweetPocketEmail
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We flew down to Little Rock this weekend to see Erica’s grandmother and attend the Def Leppard/Journey concert at Verizon Arena.  We had booked the concert the day they opened sales, so we were able to get really good seats on the floor, close to the stage. We dropped the dogs off at Maggie’s Farm...
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The second oil change rolled around quickly.  With a cross country trip planned this weekend, My Father-In-Law and I flew the plane over to Ava to do another oil change. Changed Oil and Filter Took an oil sample Replaced air filter replaced a cowl attachment fitting The next oil change will be roughly 100 hours...
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 We decided to go to the Balloon glow in Ozark Friday night, but Erica had to work until 6:30, making it difficult to drive/park/walk and get to the event in time to see anything.  We elected to take the airplane and shave a few minutes by having Erica meet me at the West Plains airport...
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I had a short trip to St. Louis this week.  Early in the week, the weather forecast was crummy for flying, so I hadn’t even considered it until the morning I was about to head out and the forecast for the first two days I would be gone.  So I elected to take the airplane. ...
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For Father’s Day this year I had the opportunity to take my dad up for a flight.  We did a tour of our area, checking out several of the farms he keeps cattle on, their house, their lot on the river, then a flight over Lake Norfork, the Norfork river, and back into Willow Springs. ...
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I had the opportunity to fly young Alexander this past Saturday.  The audio is not great, but it is great to be able to experience Alexander’s excitement and observations during his first flight.  Alexander made it clear that he was the pilot, so we decided that the right seat was the right pilot seat, and...
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