Monthly Archives: November 2016

Flew the Coupe! – Part 8- It’s all the little stuff!

So I thought I’s share some more details of my plane and talk a little more about things I want to change.  Let’s start with things I don’t plan.  No, even though I live on a lake that is one … Continue reading

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Flew the Coupe! – Part 7- I’m the dog that caught car, now what!

So I did it!  I bought a wonderful plane.  A 1946 Ercoupe in great shape.  So lets take a brief inventory of my remarkable little plane. Low total air frame time Polished fuselage and tail Medium time engine Pretty full … Continue reading

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Flew the Coupe! – Part 6- I learn I worry too much!

So it was Friday morning.  I was back in Seattle and in my office for another day at work.  My plane was in the capable hand of Dennie in Bishop California.  All working out as planned.  Well, no, nature doesn’t … Continue reading

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Flew the Coupe! – Part 5- It’s mine but now to get it home!

And the story resumes the morning of October 20.  So I’d bought a plane.  Escrow had closed the previous day and paperwork had been filed and payment made.  So mine new coupe was waiting for Dennie and me to get … Continue reading

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Flew the Coupe! – Part 4- Ercoupes and the search for mine!

So I had settled on a plane.  Sadly I couldn’t  just buy a new one.  At one time you could buy a new one from department stores like Macys! I’d need to find a used one.  There seemed like a … Continue reading

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