I rode in the back seat of a brand-new SR22 GTS today during a demo flight out of Green Bay. Oh boy. I hadn’t flown in a Cirrus since May of last year. It was the first time I sat … Read More
I got to fly in what must be paradise. Today I had the privilege of seeing the entire northern California coast from the window of a Cirrus SR22, plus plenty of mountains inland on the way back. I’ve got lots … Read More
I spent the whole day at the airport today, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., minus a couple errands. I have never done that before. My day started much earlier, at 5 a.m., when I finished planning a sample cross-country … Read More
I went to Oshkosh today to get a preview of “the big show.” People were working hard to set up for AirVenture. I watched planes fly in for a while. Then I took advantage of the open gates and had … Read More
I have flown Cirrus SR22s before, but today I was lucky enough to fly one of the first few that have left the factory with an Avidyne FlightMax Entegra primary flight display (PFD) installed. I was convinced after less than … Read More
I saw practically the entire northern half of Wisconsin from the right seat of a Cirrus SR22 today, including the Apostle Islands, and it was very cool. It was a 2.7-hour flight.
Today was one of my greatest personal accomplishments in flying. I flew my longest solo trip ever, by far: from Dubuque, Iowa to Duluth, Minnesota (basically from the southwest corner of Wisconsin to the Northwest corner). I logged 5.6 hours … Read More
Our Flight Team breakfast ran wonderfully this morning and we had an excellent turnout. The weather decided to cooperate with us much better than last year when it was storming. After the breakfast I logged another 0.8 hours of dual … Read More