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Flew the Coupe! – Part 21 – Woodstock , Deserts, Hurricanes, Green Chilies and SPACE! Part-1

Birds of a Feather Join in the West! The 2018 Ercoupe National was going to be held in Las Cruces New Mexico.  This is a rare opportunity as almost all the National Ercoupe gatherings are in the Eastern part of … Continue reading

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Flew the Coupe! – Part 20 – Woodstock Learns a New Cheep for the FAA!

“Ercoupe 2756 Hotel, are you transponder equipped?” I joined my friend Olan for lunch at the Tacoma Narrows Airport for lunch late last year.  That airport has a great place to eat for lunch and dinner and a tower.  When … Continue reading

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Beebo, we hardly knew you!

I am going to interrupt my stream of Ercoupe related blogs to comment about an incident and the fellow at the center of the incident.  And then ponder what the world has become for many people.  This has been a … Continue reading

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Flew the Coupe! – Part 19 – Woodstock gets some bling!

Don’t just sit there, do something! So with the fires this summer and the disruption of a job change I was not flying much.  So I made a list of things I should do to Woodstock.  I have thought about … Continue reading

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Flew the Coupe! – Part 18 – Back at it

So it has been some time since my last blog.  Sadly the less fun things in life have kept me away from flying.  A couple of job related things and just the world.  Of course my last blog left poor … Continue reading

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Flew the Coupe! – Part 17 – back in the air and drama!

So I had Woodstock back together with a healthy engine.  But the distraction of the Reno Air races meant I wasn’t going to be able to fly Woodstock for some time.  It turned out nearly a month.  Once back from … Continue reading

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Flew the Coupe! – Part 16 – A stuck valve and the rope trick!

Woodstock misbehaves! Woodstock was now a three cylinder airplane.  This was the third time Woodstock had a stuck valve that I know of.  Just before I was heading down to inspect the plane the fellows selling it let me know … Continue reading

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