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Vizela é uma cidade no Distrito de Braga com cerca de 12'700 habitantes. É sede de um município com cerca de 24'000 habitantes, limitado a norte e ...
Its always kinda cool when you see yourself and some friends on the cover of a magazine…This is the General Aviation News, Oshkosh – Ju...
As the great country group Alabama once sang back in 1982..."You see that mountain over there? Yeah?   Well, one of these days I'm gonna ...
As any hobby should be, aviation is challenging, interesting, and can be extremely rewarding… in various ways. Mastering flying technique, executin...
A few hours ago, USA Today published a lengthy investigative report devoted to small aircraft crashes. The conclusion:  aviation manufac...
This blog has moved to an improved location.  The first post is here:http://jameswiebe.wordpress.com/2013/08/01/upgrades-to-ultralight-aircraf...
Almost seven decades has passed but Abe Shamis has lived with a constant reminder of the day his B-17 was shot down over Austria during World War I...
Friend Cedarglen's recent comment on this old post has motivated me to at least check in and sort of explain myself. Yes it has been four months, a...
“A good pilot is always learning”During my 8 years of flying as an FAA  private pilot, I tried my best to stick to this mantra. From flying my...
Sometimes life gets in the way of reporting life.  I've been working tons of hours and when I'm not, I've been aviating.Since last time I've b...
When you have a great idea, it doesn't take much for people to get on board! It's about time ..
Everyone has probably heard about WestJet’s plans to introduce a new low cost regional carrier by now. By doing so, they will give smaller c...
In the last post in this series I discussed some creative financing plans to help people reduce the high upfront cost of getting a pilot license. ...
A while ago I was contacted by Glen Maxson; he's a retired Information Technology engineer from Intel who has started a website specifically abou...
I mention in my book about my childhood interest in Astronomy.  After I lost my initial telescope in a fire during my time in college, I went witho...
GRT Avionics debuted Sports Sex, Electronic Flight Information Systems (EFIS) for light sport and experimental aircraft. It has features such as EF...
I did my FAA commercial two years ago in Florida. I fly a Cirrus SR22 normally, which I regard as 'complex' because of its sophisticated ...
With so much other stuff going on, I haven’t updated my flying blog in quite a long time. That doesn’t mean that I haven’t been f...