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Erica and I hadn't really planned much for the weekend, but after working Saturday morning, Erica knew she wanted to ...
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Meet friends in Eureka Springs

Meet friends in Eureka Springs

After a quick flight with Jayden and his girlfriend, I still wanted to do a little flying, so I gassed ...
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Fun flight to Cherokee Village

Fun flight to Cherokee Village

Friday night we had dinner with my friend Jayden, who was home for Spring Break with his girlfriend, Corra. Jayden ...
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Spring Break Flight with Jayden

Spring Break Flight with Jayden

Yesterday, I got to do one of the most enjoyable things you can do in aviation! Take someone that has ...
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Intro Flight

Intro Flight

Even though it was a cold day, it was a wonderful day for a flight. Richard came along and flew ...
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IFR Currency Flight

IFR Currency Flight

Quick Flights to test out the new transponder ...
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Quick Maintenance Flights

Quick Maintenance Flights

Airplane In Progress Our club airplane had the transponder encoder go bad, so we elected to go ahead an purchase, ...
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Airplane Down for new Transponder

Airplane Down for new Transponder

I have always loved being a pilot. When we moved to West Plains eleven years ago, I lost access to ...
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2018.  The year in flying

2018. The year in flying

Erica and I flew down to Gaston's to see one of my co-workers and his family, and have brunch. The ...
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Gaston's Brunch

Gaston’s Brunch

Our friend Taylor had some friends coming home for Thanksgiving that were interested in taking an airplane ride and seeing ...
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Thanksgiving Eagle Flight

Thanksgiving Eagle Flight

Yesterday while flying with Richard and Bessie, we discovered that our transponder was not reporting altitude.  After getting home I ...
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Check out the Transponder

Check out the Transponder

It had been a couple of weeks since I had flown, and my in-laws had the airplane scheduled on a ...
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Springfield flight with the in-laws

Springfield flight with the in-laws

Blanchard Spring Bridges After a long day flying Young Eagles yesterday, we decided to make a Jeep run down into ...
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Late Fall colors in Arkansas

Late Fall colors in Arkansas

Busy day.  We flew 14 young eagles and 5 adults today at EAA 1218.  ...
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Young Eagles Day

Young Eagles Day

We flew the airplane back from maintenance today. Weather was good, but the tail end of some marginal VFR was ...
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Fall Colors flight back from maintenance

Fall Colors flight back from maintenance

Our part of Missouri is blessed to have a wonderful combination of nature and history. It is best on display ...
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Missouri's wonderful fall colors

Missouri’s wonderful fall colors

Saturday was a planned day for an instrument technician to come to Ava and do transponder, pitot/static inspections. Our club ...
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Complex and High Performance

Complex and High Performance

I got up the morning after twin flight and headed to the airport to check on the blown out tire ...
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Owner Assisted Inspection

Owner Assisted Inspection

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