Tomorrow the flying museum B-17 “Aluminum Overcast” flies into AVL. A couple of us will greet it and then start preparations to open it up for the community to enjoy it. The weather is predicted to be fantastic. Really looking forward to this adventure!
In the Navy I spent quite a bit of time on the night shift. I never get tired of blue taxi lights…
I’m currently working on detecting loss of control (LOC) on an overshoot of base to final. Using data models in X-Plane which depending on the aircraft model is known to be pretty accurate (there’s a certified commercial version suitable for flight training). Not practical to do this in an actual airplane for obvious reasons like crashingContinue reading “Detecting and predicting loss of control in flight”
For the first time since 1956, the B-29 known as Doc took to the sky on a sunny morning in Wichita, Kansas. This video includes highlights from footage captured during first flight. More information at http://www.b-29doc.com
Our EAA Chapter flew almost 30 young eagles on Saturday. Only one of them puked…
I think a lot about direction lately. My trip to Daytona to meet with other EAA leaders has really solidified what I’m looking for. This sums it up perfectly in so many ways: Hey, once upon a younger yearWhen all our shadows disappearedThe animals inside came out to playHey, when face to face with allContinue reading “A hard left turn for me”
Just as I climbed to get over the ridge into Asheville this morning coming back from Daytona I passed in between these two inversion layers #pilotlife
Down at Spruce Pine Air Park in Florida for a one day boot camp.
They can be easily summed up in the title of this book…
He files for a 9 mile radius NOTAM for the whole weekend over a really beautiful part of the country. That’s what.