Category Archives: Creativity

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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Flew the Coupe! – Part 14 – I finally flew the Coupe!

I finally fly Woodstock! This will be a short post but one I have waited a long time to share!  I finally got checked out and flew my Ercoupe.  I met up with the CFI that ferried Woodstock to Seattle … Continue reading

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Flew the Coupe! – Part 12D – Putting it all back together!

The plane is all but ready! Continue reading

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Flew the Coupe! – Part 12C – Belt yourself in, this could get rough!

One of the things Woodstock lacked was shoulder harnesses.  Since the plane was apart I know this was a great opportunity to add in a new belt system.  Several of my friends have added great shoulder harness systems to their … Continue reading

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Flew the Coupe! – Part 12b – More work to get Woodstock Ready – Fixing things

So the initial part of the annual inspection we complete.  I needed to chase down some parts and begin to do the worked we decided to do before getting the plane signed off.  I also had some things I had … Continue reading

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Flew the Coupe! – Part 11- A big milestone, a conference and more

Legal to fly again!! So I finally managed to become a legal pilot again.  After 8-ish hours and many many landings in a Cessna 172 I got a CFI to sign off my BFR.  With that I am a legal … Continue reading

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Flew the Coupe! – Part 10- More Misc. in the middle of the weather standown

So I felt it was time for an update on my journey to return to flight.  No major announcements in this post but I thought I’d catch you up on the backlog of little things. Secondary Costs of Buying a … Continue reading

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