Technology keeps giving us even more ways to keep others informed of our progress during cross-country travels. Jim Sweeney talks about some of the technologies being developed for 'flight following' on a personal level.
Michael and Jeff talk more about specialized paramotors. In this case the discussion centers on spare parts strategy for cross country machines. Is it practical to include an entire engine pack as a spare? Also a little bit about the fun of flying wheels.
Cross country planning and execution is just a little bit different when you're planning for the operation in a weight shift control trike. Terri Sipantzi joins us to talk about cross country planning and staying on course in a trike.
Winter storms have moved through the North Central and East Coast leaving behind high winds, cold temperatures and lots of snow. If you have cross country plans, you have to plan for conditions at both your home airport and those you'll be stopping at. Jim Sweeney talks about what you should expect at the airport after a winter blast. And in breaking news, Seattle Avionics and DTC DUAT are offering flight planning software that does not violate any known patents. Better yet, it's powerful and free.
The LSA fly-out to the Bahamas is over and our hard-working friend, Dan Johnson, was there soaking up the atmosphere and cool drinks there on the island nation. He joins us to remind us folks in the colder climates how much fun it is in the warmer climes.
With the trip to the Bahamas coming up for some pilots, Jim Sweeney joins us to talk about general precautions and planning that goes with every trip over big water. Planning, supplies, and emergency equipment vary with the climate and the temperature of the water you are flying over.
The first-ever Sport Pilot Fly-In to the Bahamas is happening in a few days and Leonard Smith, a Bahamas Aviation Specialist, joins us to talk about the planning and the welcome pilots can expect on the island.
It is 49 down and one to go in the Michael Combs Odyssey. Combs venture, to become the first Sport Pilot first to visit all 50 States in a Light Sport Aircraft, has already covered 23,800 miles, logged 282 hours of flying time and touched the lives of 22 million people through newspaper, television and ...