Tag Archives: KLEE

Confusion in the Pattern


Lately there have been some “lively” discussions regarding the lack of general aviation airmanship, on pilot blogs and local hangar flying sessions, but also from the FAA. The recent Nall Report on aviation safety does not paint a pretty picture with respect … Continue reading

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I Wanna Be a Billionaire


 “I wanna be a billionaire, so fricking bad buy all of the things I never had Uh, I wanna be on the cover of Forbes magazine smiling next to Oprah and the Queen” -Travie McCoy This week I had a business … Continue reading

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Warbirds at KLEE


The B-24, B-17 and P-51 from The Collings Foundation are in Leesburg, Florida (KLEE) this weekend, 2/25-2/27. If you get a chance, check them out.

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Fly-in at 28J, Kay Larkin Airport, Palatka, FL


General Aviation is alive and well, at least if you go by the number of people and planes at today’s fly-in at Lt. Kay Larkin Airport, Palatka, Florida. This airport is not far from Jacksonville and the St. Johns River. … Continue reading

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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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Just Kickin’ Around


There is a major winter storm enveloping the country and marching our way later today. We are expecting TRWs and winds 20G30+ this afternoon. Temps are expected to drop to 27F by Tuesday morning. Brrr. Saturday afternoon was my last chance to … Continue reading

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No Problem Mon!


  With all this cold weather lately, I decided to pull out some pictures of warmer times and trips to the Bahamas in the Bonanza. Many pilots really enjoy flying over to the Out-Islands of the Bahamas for long weekends. … Continue reading

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T-Day + 1: Flight to New Smyrna Beach


Our family has a lot of great memories in New Smyrna Beach. As children, later teenagers and college students, NSB was our home away from home on the weekends. We regularly made the hour drive to the beach to launch our … Continue reading

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KLEE-KEVB Beech fly-in to New Smyrna Beach


Distance 47 NM, Heading 078 degrees mag.  ETE: 18 minutes  Flight Conditions: 3000 broken, visibility 10 miles, winds 020 @16, OAT 75F, Altimeter 30.06.   Flight Plan:    IFR to KEVB,  VFR to KLEE “Bonanza 85 Kilo, RADAR contact, climb and … Continue reading

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