Monthly Archives: June 2011

St. Petersburg’s Albert Whitted Municipal Airport- A Story of Survival


This past week I had a conference in St. Petersburg, FL. The decision was whether to drive 2 ½ hours to St. Petersburg, FL for two days of meetings, or fly the A36 and arrive in less than a half hour.  … Continue reading

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Father’s Day in SoFlo


Saturday I went to Delray Beach with my brother and one of my nieces, Shelby to spend Father’s Day with our dad. The short trip down was uneventful, skies bright and blue. During the trip, I reflected on the support … Continue reading

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B-17 Liberty Belle Burns In Off-Field Landing


The great news is that all 7 aboard were able to exit the aircraft without injury. Sad that a piece of history that I have seen at various airports around the state with my Dad is now gone. The Belle … Continue reading

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Air Orlando Fly-in at KORL


In an optimistic sign that shows budding confidence that the economy and General Aviation is recovering, a grand-reopening of Air Orlando was held last weekend at Orlando Executive Airport. A friend and I flew down from Leesburg in my plane, and … Continue reading

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Every Pilot’s Fantasy: Twins!


Well, maybe not those twins. But, after obtaining their Single Engine/Instrument ticket, many pilots lust for the multi-engine rating, knowing full well that it requires the net worth of a Rockefeller to own and feed a twin-engine aircraft. If you want … Continue reading

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