BBQ in September

Nov 7, 2021  

It was a fun BBQ where we enjoyed burgers and hot dogs cooked by fantastic chefs. It was great to be able to get together with old and new friends. Friends that we haven’t seen in a while. New friends that have just joined. Even a couple of pilots that happened to just walk through and discover that we even […]

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Bob’s Corner

Mar 21, 2021  

This month, I will describe the trip made during 2019. The NSS convention was held in Cookeville, Tennessee. Our 91-year-old friend, Brad, who resides in Chicago, reported his eyesight was deteriorating. We offered to take him to Gananoque, Canada (east of Kingston) where his nephew was residing. I then worked on an itinerary for the trip. We would leave on […]

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Tiger Pickup Day In MN 2

Imported from Canada

Feb 23, 2021  

Have you ever browsed the airplane classifieds in Barnstomers or Trade-a-Plane and came across a plane in Canada that fits your criteria?  The natural next question is – how hard and expensive is it to get it into the US.  This is the story of how we imported our plane.   I was looking for a 1978 or newer Grumman […]

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Frequencies at KFNL

Nov 16, 2020  

Since becoming a Towered Airport, the issue of Frequency to use at KFNL has arisen.  Now that the frequencies are shown correctly on the official Charts and Plates (and is noted on the local AWOS and ATIS announcements), that should become less of an issue.  The change to Tower operations (8 AM – 6 PM Local Time daily) and use of […]

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How I met Lucy

Apr 13, 2020  

Larry Schubert This love affair begins, strangely enough, with a very thoughtful wife. It was Christmas of 1995 when I got a really cool present from Leslie. It was a lovely card, and inside was the simple message “You are going to learn how to fly.” At the not-so-tender age of 45, I was finally going to realize a life […]

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