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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 9- Not much happening but the waiting

So I thought I’d share an update.  Things here in Seattle have ground to a halt when it comes the Ercoupe adventure.  Weather is not my friend this time of year.  So I am still needing some time with an … 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 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 2 – The Vehicles in My Dream of Flight 

So just what airplane to own? So I have always thought about owning an airplane.  But just what sort of plane?  This installment of the series I’ll share what I first thought I wanted.  In the next installment I’ll focus … Continue reading

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