Tag: airplanes

ACTUAL Soft Field Takeoff + Confined Airport

Many pilots learn to do the soft field takeoff at airports that aren’t all that soft. In fact, most training airports are on hard runway surfaces. So, the pilots ‘pretend’ and never really deal with an actual soft …

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Power off 180º Accuracy Landing

Now we’re going to execute a Power Off 180º Accuracy Landing. Essentially we’re reducing the power to idle abeam the touchdown point, and exercising the same requirements for short field in terms of our spot — 0 + …

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It all started HERE -- First Flight Airport

On December 17th, 1903, the Wright Brothers flew for the first time in the KillDevil Hills in North Carolina. This event would spark a new era of travel, exploration and discovery and would change the world forever. I’ve …

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BEST AirVenture EVER -- Oshkosh 2018

Please support the D-Day Squadron on their journey to Normandy France next year. EAA AirVenture 2018 in Oshkosh. What a blast this year! It’s certainly a place for me to get work done and network, but it’s hard …

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Ice Giants -- Flight VLOG

My new friend Kevin introduced himself at Lake Hood last Summer because he had seen and followed me on Instagram. We became quick friends and later planned on flying together in his SuperCub. Kevin started flying at a …

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What can go wrong, will go wrong

It’s back to California for my commercial training. I would have rather this entire process didn’t turn out this difficult, but that’s just life. On the first stint in California I was unprepared for the task ahead. Coupled …

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