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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.  One ...
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Owner Assisted Inspection

Owner Assisted Inspection

My friend Mike called the other afternoon with an itch to go flying.  The weather was awesome, and we had ...
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A little twin time

A little twin time

We had planned to do some flying over my birthday weekend last weekend, but the weather was awful.  This week, ...
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Beautiful day for the zoo

Beautiful day for the zoo

The airplane was due for an inspection, and we had a check ride coming up for one of our members.  ...
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Night repositioning

Night repositioning

On Saturday we had a work day for the airplane and hangar.  I had volunteered to smoke some meat for ...
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Work Day and a Quick Flight

Work Day and a Quick Flight

Thursday I finally earned by instrument rating!  It has been a long time coming,   I can't wait to continue learning ...
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Instrument Rating Unlocked!

Instrument Rating Unlocked!

Erica had to work this morning, but we wanted to do something fun. A quick look and Eureka Springs was ...
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Afternoon in Eureka Springs

Afternoon in Eureka Springs

It has been a long time since I did any training for my instrument rating.  Even though our airplane isn't ...
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Long IFR Cross Country

Long IFR Cross Country

The weather was awesome today with that feeling of early fall where the sun is still warm, but the air ...
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Good day for a local flight

Good day for a local flight

After doing a little electrical work at the hanger, I decided to go up and get some play in.  One ...
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A little air work on a week night

A little air work on a week night

I got back from a business trip in early August on the same day that an alternator issue surfaced, grounding ...
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August was miserable for flying

August was miserable for flying

My father-in-law mentined on Thursday that the airplane had a more substantial oil leak than prior. Then Friday morning, one ...
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Sometimes airplanes break

Sometimes airplanes break

Well, this weekend didn't hold much in the way of aviation. At first, Erica and I thought we might run ...
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A quick local flight

A quick local flight

My friend John and I met out at the airport this morning to go flying together. We had attempted to ...
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First trip to Gaston's and some instrument flying

First trip to Gaston’s and some instrument flying

For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have ...
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I was able to get away Friday afternoon to run up to Bolivar to take my Instrument Airplane Knowledge Test ...
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Bumpy Ride to Instrument Exam

Bumpy Ride to Instrument Exam

After the EAA Meeting this morning, it was heating up but Richard and I decided to go up for a ...
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Thrice around the pattern

Thrice around the pattern

We flew down to Little Rock this weekend to see Erica's grandmother and attend the Def Leppard/Journey concert at Verizon ...
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Def Leppard concert in Little Rock

Def Leppard concert in Little Rock

The second oil change rolled around quickly. With a cross country trip planned this weekend, My Father-In-Law and I flew ...
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Second oil change

Second oil change

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