Good day for a lesson on basic instrument flying in the Cirrus, on an IFR flight plan in marginal VFR weather.
What are the odds? I rarely get to leave the Midwest these days, so when I had to fly to Huntsville, Alabama of all places, I couldn’t believe my eyes when I ran into someone I knew from back home. … Read More
Bringing smiles to families of children with cancer was a heartwarming reason to fly today. I joined other pilots at Jet Air and gave five rides to kids and their family members. It was pouring rain and visibility was … Read More
My student Kelly and I had a good cross-country in the Cessna 172 this afternoon. We flew from Green Bay to Wisconsin Rapids to Antigo and back. The fall colors are starting to show. The air was unstable and it … Read More
There were a few more showers and neat sights on my return trip to Indianapolis today to pick up my passengers. Showers on the other side of Lake Winnebago: Light rain and a rainbow near Waukegan, IL: Six Flags Great … Read More
Enroute from Wisconsin to Eagle Creek Airpark near Indianapolis and back today, I saw quite a colorful array of dramatic weather. On the way down, I had to dodge some heavy showers. Here’s a photo from when I was going … Read More
We weren’t IFR, but my instrument student Tony and I saw crummy weather when we flew to Chicago Executive Airport today. We got rained on a little! Now that’s how you cram a lot of corners into your race track … Read More
A layer of unstable air created some visual drama this evening. First I took a couple friends for a ride in the 172 at Brennand Airport. They were treated to the sight of rainbows coming from some isolated showers. Right … Read More