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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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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 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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Flew the Coupe! – Part 3 – The “Mission” of My Dream of Flight

So in the previous installment I shared the wide range of airplanes I had considered purchasing.  I was really overwhelmed with options and it was clear I needed to focus.  I recognized I really no longer knew  exactly why I … Continue reading

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Flew the Coupe! – Part 1 – The Pursuit of the Dream of Flight 

It begins! So I thought I’d start blogging about one my current life adventures.  First some relevant background.  Who am I and what the heck led me here?  Feel free to skip this first entry in this series if all … Continue reading

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Time to explode your head

So Elon Musk recently said he believed we are living in some sort of giant simulation like a computer game.  His case is basically look how far computer games have come in just 40 years.  From Pong to life like … Continue reading

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