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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

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

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

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