Monthly Archives: March 2016

Knoxville, Tennessee

Last Wednesday I walked out of class to a windy, gusty day with only four or five hours to complete an entire flight. As I thought about where to fly, I remembered hearing in the past that Knoxville was a … Continue reading

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Chicago Dupage Airport

Last week was Spring Break for Eastern Kentucky University. I worked the weekends, and went home for a couple days-never expecting to have a day off to fit a flight in. However, I got lucky and the last Sunday before … Continue reading

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Cruising at 9,000′ vs 31,000′

Last week I found myself cruising over the Smoky Mountains at the minimum en route altitude. At first, I was unhappy with air traffic control for only allowing me to fly at this lower altitude. I did not want to … Continue reading

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Flight to Peachtree Dekalb

When I think of a busy airport, I think of parallel runways packed with constant departures, expensive aircraft filling loitering the airspace and ground, and a radio frequency with no more than a second of silence. I experienced much of … Continue reading

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Flight to Pittsburgh, PA

A couple weeks ago, I was staring at good weather to the north, and my “wishlist” of airports to travel to. It just so happened Horace and I had the Seminole for the whole day, and Pittsburgh was about two … Continue reading

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