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Vintage Transport Aircraft: Re-purposing a DC-7


In 1956, a brand new Douglas Aircraft DC-7B was christened with US registration number N101LM. She was to begin service as a passenger airliner for American Airlines. Powered by four Wright Radial R-3350 Series engines, she carried a crew of 2 pilots, … 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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