The landscape near Green Bay has that weird between-seasons look now with recent melting. There is more snow down by Manitowoc. Beautiful weather for flying in the SR22. My student was working on instrument approaches. Fox River south of Green … Read More
Made another trip to the casino today. Jim and I were craving the buffet for some reason. We arrived mid-afternoon and flew back after dark. We’ve made this trip several times now, and it’s always a fun excuse to go flying. … Read More
My flight student Jordan planned a dual cross-country flight from Green Bay to Madison and back today. It was a good lesson with the real-world mission of visiting his brother. We joined him for a late lunch. Jordan got to … Read More
One of my newer students and I had a pretty neat backdrop for his maneuvers practice this evening! We found an area of clear air to work with as snow showers moved in from the west.
Weird weather this morning. Flew a solo mission from Green Bay to Clintonville and back. The air was very rough within about 1,500 feet of the ground. Above that, it was like someone flipped a switch: it was smooth with … Read More
The ice on Lake Winnebago has gotten even worse than it was about a week ago. Hopefully the Neenah Animal Shelter “Boots on Bago” fundraising event can still go on, but people might have to wear some highly waterproof boots! … Read More
Usually about this time of year, people are gearing up for sturgeon spearing and bringing hundreds of ice fishing shanties onto Lake Winnebago. Right now, the ice conditions are downright scary-looking by February standards. I saw some ice fishermen not … Read More
Brennand Airport (79C) in Neenah is changing hands. The airport’s owner, Ted had to sell it for health reasons. He seems to have found just the right person for the job. More on that in a future post. A small … Read More