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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

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

We decided to go to the Balloon glow in Ozark Friday night, but Erica had to work until 6:30, making ...
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Ozark Balloon Glow

Ozark Balloon Glow

I had a short trip to St. Louis this week. Early in the week, the weather forecast was crummy for ...
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First Use of Airplane for work

First Use of Airplane for work

For Father's Day this year I had the opportunity to take my dad up for a flight. We did a ...
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Fathers Day flight with Dad

Fathers Day flight with Dad

As part of the Camp In/Fly Out that EAA 1218 Held, Erica and I offered to many of our friends ...
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Quick Flight with Friends

Quick Flight with Friends

We went up to the airport last night to take the camper up, and do another flight with Richard. They ...
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Pretending to be an Instructor - Part 1

Pretending to be an Instructor – Part 1

A quick flight with Richard and Bessie. We went out to the airport so I could go over the airplane ...
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My friend Jayden and I have been looking for an opportunity to go flying together. I especially wanted to get ...
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Quick Cross Country with Jayden

Quick Cross Country with Jayden

After I made a quick trip to St. Louis yesterday for Anna's confirmation ceremony, Erica and I needed to make ...
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Another St. Louis area run

Another St. Louis area run

The weather, airplane schedule, and timing worked out so that I could fly the airplane up to attend my nieces ...
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Anna's confirmation

Anna’s confirmation

I took the afternoon off to fly the plane over to Ava. There was a leak on the left tank ...
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Maintenance Flight

Maintenance Flight

Erica wanted to go to a Steampunk Festival in Van Buren, AR on Saturday and Sunday, but she had to ...
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Fort Smith/Van Buren - The only way to travel

Fort Smith/Van Buren – The only way to travel

Weather was perfect today, and even though I had the plane scheduled for a weekend trip later in the day, ...
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Solo to Gimlin

Solo to Gimlin

My Father-In-Law is considering getting back into flying, so he and I went up for a quick flight to let ...
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Flying with my Father-In-Law

Flying with my Father-In-Law

After getting signed off yesterday, Erica and I decided it was time for us to go for a ride together.  ...
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Legal to fly! - Celebration Flight

Legal to fly! – Celebration Flight

After a lot of years without access to an airplane, I am a current pilot. Today's flight was a lot ...
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Legal to fly!

Legal to fly!