Alaska 2013

Insider’s Guide to the Practical Test Added to Store

If you really want to understand the nature of the Practical Test and if you wish to be better prepared, check out the new “Insider’s Guide to the Practical Test” available now in the Store. This comprehensive guide will help anyone preparing for an FAA Practical Test. Inside you will find information about the philosophy of the Practical Test, Key Questions you must be able to...

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New Floatplane Video

Curt and I shot some video footage of the floatplane a couple of weeks ago and I just got around to putting it into a short promotional video for the website. Take a look and let me know what you think. We shot it in HD, so you may want to watch it that way...

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“No Reservations” Resources

Here are some of the resources and links that I found useful in planning the Alaska adventure:   “No Reservations” Reference and Resources: 49 Places to Go in the 49th State Alaska Magazine List of Best Places forums Nav Canada Alaska Weather Cams

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Alaska Seminars are Coming!

Now that the Alaska trip is done, it is time to share the experience with friends, family, clients and anyone else who might find the information useful and interesting. If you would like to join us for a seminar and learn what goes into planning and flying an Alaskan adventure, please see the schedule below. Tuesday, August 27 Spicewood Airport 6:00 PM Friday, August 30 San Antonio Hallmark...

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Home Sweeeet Home

After a 3 hour and 20 minute cruise from Lubbock, I landed in Burnet at 2:30 PM today. I spent some of the flight making notes about the trip in order to put together a few more posts to share lessons learned, highlights, things I would do again or not, mistakes, must do items for any future trips and insights that might help others who are considering a similar trip. There is still a great deal...

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Almost Home

Off the ground at Gillette, WY by 7:00 AM. I had to dodge rain showers and thunderstorms for the first few hours before breaking out into clear skies just past Kimball, WY after a fuel stop. This area is booming with energy exploration and development. Check out the enormous coal mine and shovel. There is agriculture on a colossal scale as well. This photo of a wheat harvest gives you some idea....

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