Monthly Archives: June 2012

Annual Inspection Complete

Happy Fathers’ Day! The annual is finally done and this year it was quite extensive. I replaced 3 tired cylinders, overhauled the two magnetos, and resealed the McCauley 3-blade prop. The Bonanza is purring like a kitten. And my mechanic assured … Continue reading

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Unmanned Drones in Civilian Airspace

The attached article Drones in Civilian Airspace, regarding unmanned drones over Florida is disturbing for many reasons, the civil liberties issue being just one of them. The pilot community is united in its concerns over aviation safety. One potential threat is a … Continue reading

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