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Geo-referenced Approaches into Leesburg


This past weekend, I finally had the chance to do a post-maintenance flight in my Bonanza after its annual inspection was completed. The weather was clear and the sky blue, especially welcoming after the horrendous storms that came through Central Florida last week. After … Continue reading

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Tavares Sea Plane Base redux


Here is a follow up to an earlier post about the Tavares Sea Plane Base in Central Florida, on the Dora Chain of Lakes, near KLEE. Do these guys at Jones Brothers Seaplanes have a fun job or what?

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Tavares: America’s Seaplane City


Residents and tourists alike look up at the sound of an approaching single-engine aircraft, gliding ever lower over the lake’s surface. The aircraft splashes down on the water, slows and then and taxis toward the docks. This is a new … Continue reading

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