Documenting and celebrating Flight, flying, and airplanes
|C.K.'s Check Ride||
My Private Pilot Checkride
Owning an Airplane
Home of N3636H
B1 Bomber photos
Transitioning to a Mooney
Mooneys have many myths associated with them that might cuase you not to consider them. Here are my notes on my transition to a Mooney M20K 231 that might help put your mind at ease.
|A typical IFR flight||
A typical, hum-drum, flight out west for your enjoyment
Things I've tried, opinions on parts, products, people, and things. Quick notes, not definitive, but might give you something to think about when you look at a product.
|John DeFranco's Checkride||
John DeFranco's Checkride
Another successful checkride experience!
|An Icing Encounter||
Scott McKelvey's Ice encounter
Weather is on the minds of every IFR pilot, and the decision to go or not go is tempered by many factors. Here is Scott McKelvey icing experience, and how it changed his decision making.
|VFR into IMC||
VFR into IMC
Getting into weather you don't expect isn't necessarily harrowing or traumatic, it can sneak up on a careful pilot. My encounter....
A useful 5-pager on landing Mooneys. Of course, applies to any airplane, good presentation on energy management!
Another great ride
Chris Snowden shares his experiences
Why do many pilots share a more Libertarian attitude?
|Sam Sears Checkride||
The more checkrides you read, the better you'll be prepared!
Lukla Airport Operations
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