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Pushing Tin- Boca and Back


On my flight to South Florida a few days ago, I filed IFR and was cleared radar vectors, direct Pahokee VOR, then BCT, direct. ATC assigned an altitude of 6,000, and as it turned out, that put me in a scattered to … Continue reading

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B-24 Liberator – The Plane That Saved Europe


Allegedly the ATC controllers at the Frankfurt, Germany Airport are renowned as a short-tempered and impatient lot. They, it is alleged, not only expect one to know one’s gate parking location, but how to get there without any assistance from them. So … Continue reading

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Boca Raton. It’s Only a Few Dollars More to go First Class


LEE to BCT Departing Leesburg, the winds were 360 at 4, clear with 10 miles visibility, temp 21, dew point 09, and altimeter 30.15. Time enroute: 01:07. “November 85K is cleared to the Boca Raton Airport, via radar vectors to Pahokee, direct. … Continue reading

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