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Weather: Fall 2007

Frost on the pumpkins is frost on the wings. Be careful with icing, frosted wings, windshields and cold weather starts. If you are NOT versed trained /experienced in cold weather stating, consult your instructor or …

Checkrides: Fall 2007

We had nine people complete licenses or ratings in September. We had 7 private pilot check rides and two instrument ratings. All in all it was frantic trying to get it all in, but with …

Airport Fall: 2007

Improvements to the runway have been made to the first 800′ of runway 32. Much fill was placed in the middle to fill in the wear and tear of a turf strip. The runway is …

Newsletter: Fall 2007

Away goes that hot, humid, poor performance weather of summer and in comes the chill of our newest season fall. Here in the Piedmont area of North Carolina comes better performance, visibilities, cooler oil temperatures …

Aircraft: Summer 2007

Recently we have had a number of aircraft leave the ramp without fuel caps secured. It has happened already four times this summer. This is not acceptable and dangerous. Since thunderstorms can cause extremely high …

Summer Flying

Well its that time of the year again where thunderstorms, hail, density altitude, wind sheer and haze all play a apart in our decision making in Go / No Go travel.
Whenever you load an aircraft …