Tag Archives: West Palm Beach

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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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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An Angel Flight to West Palm Beach


Planned Route: KLEE ORL V531 TBIRD F45 Actual Route: Whatever ATC felt like issuing us at the moment ETE: 54 minutes Distance: 149 nm each way Fuel Burned: 26 gallons r/t Normally I hate Mondays. Luckily for me, rather than … Continue reading

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