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Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo é uma vila pertencente ao Distrito da Guarda com cerca de 2'200 habitantes. É sede de um município com cerca de 6'300 h...
Wallops Island is a 6 square mile island off the Eastern Shore of Virginia, part of the barrier islands that stretch along the eastern seaboard of ...
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As any hobby should be, aviation is challenging, interesting, and can be extremely rewarding… in various ways. Mastering flying technique, executin...
USA Today ran Thomas Frank's story on the unnecessary risks posed by post-crash aircraft fires.  According to Frank's article, small airc...
This blog has moved to an improved location.  The first post is here:http://jameswiebe.wordpress.com/2013/08/01/upgrades-to-ultralight-aircraf...
Almost seven decades has passed but Abe Shamis has lived with a constant reminder of the day his B-17 was shot down over Austria during World War I...
Friend Cedarglen's recent comment on this old post has motivated me to at least check in and sort of explain myself. Yes it has been four months, a...
Last week we lost a good friend.  I met Scott through the BARF club.  He was always on.  He always had a smile on his face and ...
“A good pilot is always learning”During my 8 years of flying as an FAA  private pilot, I tried my best to stick to this mantra. From flying my...
When you have a great idea, it doesn't take much for people to get on board! It's about time ..
Everyone has probably heard about WestJet’s plans to introduce a new low cost regional carrier by now. By doing so, they will give smaller c...
In the last post in this series I discussed some creative financing plans to help people reduce the high upfront cost of getting a pilot license. ...
A while ago I was contacted by Glen Maxson; he's a retired Information Technology engineer from Intel who has started a website specifically abou...
I mention in my book about my childhood interest in Astronomy.  After I lost my initial telescope in a fire during my time in college, I went witho...
GRT Avionics debuted Sports Sex, Electronic Flight Information Systems (EFIS) for light sport and experimental aircraft. It has features such as EF...
I did my FAA commercial two years ago in Florida. I fly a Cirrus SR22 normally, which I regard as 'complex' because of its sophisticated ...
With so much other stuff going on, I haven’t updated my flying blog in quite a long time. That doesn’t mean that I haven’t been f...