A flight up the Maine coast

This afternoon I took Kirsten, Hayley, and Jenna flying. I preflighted the plane at the Portland International Jetport (KPWM). Just after my run-up and taking runway two-niner for departure, I texted Kirsten to leave for Biddeford (B19). When I got to Biddeford I did my requisite three landings before taxiing to the ramp (I hadn’t […]

My new PiAware ADS-B receiver

To increase coverage, FlightAware is offering a FREE enterprise account to anybody who feeds them local ADS-B flight data. FlightAware is a website/service that allows anybody to track flights around the world. Need to know if your sweetheart’s airplane will land on schedule? Check FlightAware. Curious where are the planes whose pilot’s you’re listening to […]

A Flight to Camden with Skye

Skye and I have been talking about and anticipating flying together for a long time. We tried and failed earlier this year in Sanford. Today, it finally happened. And she didn’t puke (she’s emetophobic). In fact, I’d say she’s the most accurate non-pilot copilot I’ve ever flown with. After I explained the instruments of the […]