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Owning and flying my own plane has always been a dream of mine.

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Two Texans collide over Mexico

A pair of Beechcraft T-6 Texan II prop trainers were involved in a mid air collision at an airshow in Mexico, causing one of them to crash though the crew were able to eject. 161 more words



This paper was originally written for English class in February, 2015. It is slightly dramatized but mostly accurate. It ends fairly abruptly because I was in a hurry to complete it before the deadline. 1,480 more words


A Customer Favorite: Hawker 400XP

In 2004, Raytheon (the maker of the midsize Hawker series)
renamed their popular light jet the Beechjet 400A, the Hawker 400XP. The move was designed to create brand identity among the… 257 more words

Personal Travel

What I Saw in Wichita

The Road, Again…For Now

When I found out I had to go, I was depressed.

Winter is not my favorite time of year, and the thought of battling to get to the airport, get on a flight (that’s probably weather delayed) and going to a small city that’s a dot on the map in southeastern Kansas, well, it set me off.   999 more words

Road Travel Trips

Evening Flight Over Florida

A business trip took me to south Florida in the Bonanza this week; a quick down and back to Ft. Lauderdale. (KFXE)

On the return flight home, I had planned to be back in the air in order to land before dark at my home base, but a fueling error at Fort Lauderdale Exec delayed my departure for over an hour, until near sunset. 101 more words

General Aviation

Dayton Asks For $10M To Replace Aging Aircraft

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Gov. Mark Dayton said he wants to replace two aging aircraft that serve as Minnesota’s official state planes.

The Democratic governor is asking the legislature for $10 million to replace them, because he says the current planes are becoming dangerous. 258 more words