Tag Archives: ORL

Flying The “Sim”


Flying under Instrument Flight Rules, or IFR, is like no other kind of flying. It is truly being master of the sky, without being able to see out the front window, while using various electronic instruments to track of your … Continue reading

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Orlando Municipal Airport, Shawnee Airlines and the Beechcraft 99 Commuter


When I was a kid, my mom was a travel agent. She started with the Grace Steamship Lines in downtown Chicago in the 1950’s, where she met my Dad. Lucky for me. Mom was hired by Orlando-based Shawnee Airlines in … Continue reading

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