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Moonpie II Visits The Spa

By Robert Cutter Incubation time for Moonpie II was about 7-3/4 years. Just after her first birthday, aka annual condition inspection, she went for a spa visit. Gail and I had agreed on a paint scheme, visited a painter in … Continue reading

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KR Gathering 2013 Trip: Awards, Fate and A New Direction

After having worked diligently for almost a year, building and installing wing tanks, removing the header tank, and installing my new Corvair engine, in 2012, I was ready to head to the Gathering that year only to be sorely disappointed … Continue reading

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Future Airman?

By Brian Christiano In November 2013, I had the opportunity to give my grandson, Dayton, his first airplane ride.  I know that he won’t remember that ride but I will.  And we have pictures!  Dayton had his 2nd birthday right … Continue reading

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Georgia On Our Minds: 4MH Ventures Forth

Pam and I had our first flight together in N194MH on Friday, September 6, 2013. I had hoped to fly to Triple Tree but something came up this past week that re-routed us. Pam’s two sisters, Sharon and Sheila, were … Continue reading

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Aviating Again

By Dan Heath I had not been flying for a couple of weeks due to weather and installing an oil pre-heating system on my engine. And, this day, Sunday, January 20, 2013, I was intent on cleaning up the hangar, … Continue reading

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A Flight In My Magic Carpet

By Dan Heath For at least five years, I have been telling my friend Bob, who lives in Suwannee, GA, that I was going to fly to an airport near where he lives for a visit and the $100 hamburger. … Continue reading

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WWII Veterans Re-Visit Ft. Benning Aboard C-47

By Ron Shelton, photos by Niall McLaughlin On Thursday, October 4, 2012, several area veterans traveled to Fort Benning, Georgia, to visit and tour the Airborne School Museum. They were flown to Fort Benning aboard a C-47 owned and piloted … Continue reading

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2012: An Oshkosh Odyssey

By Tom Roberts By now, I think everyone knows that Ski was awarded the Young Eagles 2012 Outstanding Ground Volunteer award presented at Oshkosh (KOSH). Ron Shelton had called me a few weeks before, and said, “I have some good … Continue reading

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Will Fly For Food

By Riley Morse It doesn’t look like an Italian restaurant but I’m salivating for a good Italian meal. I’m thinking about a big plate of spaghetti with spicy meat sauce topped with thin curls of freshly grated parmesan cheese or … Continue reading

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President’s Cockpit: Another Sun ‘N Fun Trip In The Books

Another Sun ‘N Fun is behind us. Reminds me that the year is moving on. Tax time too! My friend, Dennis Dabney, his lovely fiancé, Debbie and I flew down to Lakeland Linder Regional Airport (KLAL) in Dennis’ beautiful Bonanza … Continue reading

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