ATP Checkride / CE-680AS Type Rating, Columbus Ohio September 5 – October 2, 2023

Oct. 03, 2023 | Share This Post:  

27 nights in Columbus 11 straight days of ground school 1 day off followed oral portion of check-ride starting at 2230 and ending at 0112 9 straight nights in the sim 2000-2200 brief, 2200-0200 sim session, 0200-0230 de-brief 2 days...

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Ogichi Daa Kwe – Boundary Waters Summer Camp June 10, 2023

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Back in ’98 a buddy of mine went to a camp on an island in the boundary waters of Canada and Minnesota that his dad had attended to in the 60’s.  Rich in tradition and a place where boys get...

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1,500 hours total time and 1,000 in Type (RV-10)! April 26, 2023

May. 01, 2023 | Share This Post:  

While closing in on the 1,500 hour mark I decided that Skyscraper had earned the right to be the airplane to carry me over the mark. I could have let a rental twin hold the place in my history but...

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Long Island, Bahamas April 18-22 , 2023

Apr. 22, 2023 | Share This Post:  

John and Amanda planned a trip to Long Island after he got back from deployment.  As luck would have it they invited us to join them.  We landed an hour or so after they did.  They had already picked up...

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ATM Written and ATP-CTP at ATP Jets in Dallas February 24 – March 3, 2023

Mar. 03, 2023 | Share This Post:  

Following the Colgan Air crash in 2009 one of the legislative pieces that took effect in 2014 was the requirement that all ATP (Airline Transport Pilot) multiengine applicants complete the ATP-CTP (Certification Training Program) course prior to taking the ATM (Airplane...

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Roman and Audry to Monterey KMRY January 26 – 30, 2023

Jan. 30, 2023 | Share This Post:  

A while back I offered to fly to Phoenix and pickup my good buddy Roman and his wife Audry and fly them to their choice of destination on the west coast for a weekend out.  As their schedule allowed I...

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Trip to tour Vans / pickup parts January 18 – 21, 2023

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While logging hours towards the ATP minimums I figured it was a great idea to make the flying count.  With that in mind I put together a trip where I hung out in Arizona for an evening while dropping off...

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2022 Flying Summary – 331.2 hours of Flying

Jan. 01, 2023 | Share This Post:  

331.2 hours comprised of: 10 hours in a Mooney Rocket 4.4 hours in a PA-28 32.3 hours in a PA-44 2 hours in an RV-7A the rest in N7ZK.  32 approaches 37.8 hours of (actual) IMC Got a Commercial Multi...

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