"This video was very well done, i have friends and relatives in Albuquerque and when visiting i attend these events and am always overwhelmed by all the Hot Air Balloons. every time i go to Albuquerque i try to time it so i can attend the fiesta.…"
The picturesque Hudson River corridor starts in the Catskills and travels south past the Verrazano Narrows Bridge. Historic and scenic sites visible from the air include the Statue of Liberty (The Lady), the Empire State Building and the FDR Library and Museum. It’s an extremely challenging airspace so have that iPad up-to-date with the New York Sectional, VFR Terminal Area Chart and Helicopter Route Chart. Before taking off, checkout…See More
I have a lot of opportunities to talk to pilots, and that is fun. I enjoy hearing of other pilots’ experiences, and I get a chance to learn from the mistakes of others. And one of the topics that often arises in fly-talk sessions has to do with AOPA and EAA and other national and regional flying organizations. Someone is always asking someone, “Are you a member?” and “So, what do you really get for your money?”First of all, let’s back up and talk about flying organizations in general. There are…See More
Oshkosh AirVenture Day T-3 I have been planning for AirVenture Oshkosh for several months since I decided to go retro and actually camp in the North 40. I had written an article critical of the EAA Board not being connected to the membership and I thought they needed to be. I then announced that I would be camping since I felt I had missed some of the real spirit of AirVenture by staying in hotels and private homes. The EAA PR person said that they indeed have Directors who camped. …See More