On extended wings to the Black Sea

It has been a long time since the last flight in our Franklin powered 1959 Cessna 175. It is currently getting hair wing extensions from Air Research Technology Inc. for a gross weight increase, mad take-off and overall performance. Plus, a Garmin GTN 650, a DME and in-flight weather will make it a real IFR…

A Never Attempted Flight

Private Pilot Checkflights are very thoroughly planned by the students. A day before mine my examiner told me to plan a flight from Seattle over the mountains to Wenatchee. I spent a half day on this flight plan. I would follow a river and a highway towards the east. Passing Skykomish Airfield I would find…