Wittman Tailwind

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According to some stories I was told, folks had difficulty flying in to Airventure 2018 because of poor weather with the visibility getting as low as 1 mile at throughout the day. This caused many pilots to rethink their Airventure 2019 travels by planning to arrive a day early and wouldn't you know...

I depart for Oshkosh tomorrow and since my Tailwind was painted Cub Yellow by a business that builds Super Cubs, they said I should "represent" by having a Cub lightning bolt on the cowl. Nobody wanted to pay for a legitimate decal so this one was hastily fashioned in-house from black tape.

(I'm...

I received a letter in the mail from the EAA today, specifically an open invitation to attend Airventure 2019 in Oshkosh, WI. As it turns out, N11018 was at Oshkosh #1 in 1970. The EAA tracked down all the N-numbers that had attended that event and invited us back for a 50-year reunion! I've never b...

For those that don't know, the EAA has formed a partnership with Dassault Systems and probably the best benefit of that partnership is the free copy of Solidworks that EAA members can download. This is not a scam. Current active EAA members have access to a single license of the SolidWorks Student E...

Okay, this is just too weird.

Yesterday at work somebody asked me about my airplane and blah, blah, blah I mentioned that I would like to re-cover and paint it because presently it's just kinda ugly. Let's just say I wish it looked as good as it flies.

I get home from work at 2:30am, take a show...

FINALLY! Two and a half months after Apple eft over thousands of pilots that relied on external GPS units for their aviation apps, the release of iOS 8.4 has arrived and I can say with 99% certainty that my iPad 2 with Bad Elf GPS 1000 and Air Navigation Pro are back to 100% functionality.

iOS 8...