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On Saturday, our EAA Chapter 1218 hosted a Flying Start event intended to provide information and opportunities for people interested ...
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EAA Flying Start

EAA Flying Start

This trip was a bit of an exercise in aeronautical decision making. I am not going to claim I made ...
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Work trip to Spirit.

Work trip to Spirit.

Sunday morning Erica and I got up a little later than our usual. I hadn't planned much for Sunday since ...
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Fun day Sunday to Little Rock

Work has been busy with lots of travel, so I haven't been able to fly much. The weather was great, ...
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Quick flight

Quick flight

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

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

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

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