Archive for August 2010

John and Martha King Stopped by Police in Santa Barbara

August 30, 2010

The case of a retired N-number being previously assigned to a stolen plane. An interesting story linked here to Max Trescott’s excellent aviation blog.  This happened twice to this particular registration number.

Salt Lake City – Nice View

August 30, 2010

Found this photo from last winter of an approach into KSLC. Great pic, reminded me of those clean, cold, smooth flying days of winter (that are fast approaching).

Bjorn Moerman Aviation Photography

August 25, 2010

Found this site by photographer Bjorn Moerman of aviation photography.  Also recommend clicking through to his blog.

Spectacular shots of planes and the world from aloft.


Safe Emergency Gear Up Landing in NH

August 20, 2010

Impressive video of a pilot safely landing his Beechcraft gear up in NH.

Sunset of the Right Wing

August 18, 2010

Sunset of the right tail. Heading into LA

LA Sunset

August 18, 2010

Approach into the LA Basin at Sunset

Beautiful evening flight into KSMO. Approaching the basin exactly at sunset.  Smooth and very quiet on traffic in the Basin. Flew KPAO-SMS-FIM. Followed the Fernando5 FIM then GPS-A into KSMO. Winds calm. Spectacular flight.


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More pics from Osh Kosh

August 4, 2010

The magic of Airventure’10 hasn’t yet worn off on me. I woke up this morning thinking about the fun of simply wandering around AeroShell square and the static displays.  Here are some additional pics that bring back some of the feeling of Whitman field.