What a beautiful view of the Wisconsin Northwoods today! I flew to Manitowish Waters, Wisconsin and saw the forest and lakes through holes in the clouds. I saw an open space dotted with campers for the Hodag Country Festival near … Read More
It is May 14th and we’ve had an extra-long winter. Today I saw what I think, hope, and believe will be the last pile of snow I see until next winter. Things are greening up, but northwestern Wisconsin managed to … Read More
I saw my first official glimpse of snow this season. I was flying the 182 to Ladysmith, WI when I noticed tiny leftover dustings of snow in tree shadows northwest of Wausau. It’s not much… but a sign of things … Read More
My student Greg took me on a ride around northern Wisconsin today as he executed a well-planned cross-country flight. We flew from Green Bay to Eagle River (passing over Rhinelander first), then to Stevens Point (passing over Rhinelander again), and … Read More
Even though most of the leaves have fallen in northern Wisconsin, bright yellow tamarack trees are still creating pops of fall color. The scenery was especially dramatic today with ominous-looking snow and rain showers, rainbows, and a colorful background.
A pretty sweet view from an FBO’s window. I flew right seat on a King Air 200 trip that popped up today.
Somehow I had never landed in Eagle River, WI — a popular northwoods tourist destination — until today. I rode along on a trip to look at an airplane for sale. While there we got to ride on some interesting … Read More
This Labor Day weekend I flew to Prickett-Grooms Field (6Y9) in Sidnaw, upper Michigan and camped with a group of pilot friends from the Pilots of America message board. On Friday evening, I left with all my camping gear and … Read More