Forget Global Warming, New Bern seems to be serving penance in a regional freezing climate change purgatory this year. Thank heavens Storm and I escaped the chilly gloom for a few hours Saturday. The owner of the Air Cam Storm is helping to build offered to jet us down to Florida for a few hours […]
If you are wondering how Storm is faring with the airplane kit he is building, I can tell you that he is having a blast! He has always been fond of working with rivets and clecos. He gets to handle plenty of them while building this Air Cam kit plane. So far progress has been […]
While not quite as exciting as the arrivals on Sunday, the departures on Friday can be entertaining as the controllers shoot off planes 2 at a time from each runway. Here is a sample of the hurry up and wait atmosphere of the biggest departure day at AirVenture.
From my previous posts you might begin to think that I was having so much fun at AirVenture 2016, I forgot to take many airplane pictures. Between not camping in the North 40 where I usually get a lot of photos and seeing so many wonderful old friends that I just had to talk to […]
One sad occurrence at Air Venture this year was damage sustained by the Martin Mars Water Bomber during an emergency water landing made because of a bird strike to one of their engines. We got to see them demo a water bomb run during the airshow but when we next saw the bomber, it was […]
While dining with our friends Matt and Jo from Flyinn New Zealand at the Airventure Seaplane Base, Storm and I met Marie who is a member of the Western Michigan University Precision Flight Team. Marie told us that she is an nationally ranked E6B flight computer manipulator. We were thrilled to learn of her skills […]