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Late sunset

In early July, sunset is still within a minute of two of the latest it gets all year. Although I had to work on the 5th, I left my wing on the roof of my car because I heard that … Continue reading

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Purfuit of happiness

Plenty of places looked like they would work on Independence Day, but I had a hankering for foot-launched mountain flying, so since Ascutney was one of the candidates, I didn’t hesitate to head there. I arrived early enough that some … Continue reading

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2016 in review

This is where I annually post my grouchy holiday message that it was a crummy flying year. I didn’t do a whole lot of flying in 2016, in large part because I had a lot of other stuff going on. … Continue reading

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Trio of Falcons

Well, the weekend hadn’t worked out for flying, but that wasn’t my last chance to get in a flight in June. With the late sunsets, it seemed possible to squeeze in an after-work flight, even it it wasn’t at Tanner-Hiller. … Continue reading

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2015 in review

It was the worst of times. Sounds like a real downer, doesn’t it. I’ve been figuring for several months that that would be how I’d start this year-end wrapup. It’s not that that there was nothing good, but overall, I … Continue reading

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Memories of Bob

I think I probably met Bob Reynolds in the summer of 2006.  I received word over the weekend that this Vermont mountain man passed away. Bob and I kind of came up through the ranks together.  We were both taking … Continue reading

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2014 in review

Well, I flew a lot of days, but not so many hours or miles. This is actually a PR for the most days I’ve flown in a year, at 20 (the previous best being 19 in 2007), but only 3rd … Continue reading

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