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Places we travel and the fun things we do.

Coast above Derby, not a good area for an outlanding.

Around Australia in the GlaStar

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Three years almost to the day after completing my 15-year GlaStar build, Sue and I have returned from our 4,653 nm around Australia flight....

Trevor Berg’s Sportsman on Floats

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Here are a few postcards from Trevor Berg and his Sportsman on floats. These are some of my favourite because they are all taken on...
Lakes and Suttons over Idaho. Photo: Arlo Reeves.

Smiley Creek 2017

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The tenth annual Smiley Creek Fly-in was even better than usual, which is surprising in that we've already had so many memorable ones. But...
Smiley Creek flightline. Photo: Dave Hulse

Smiley Creek 2016 is a Success

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It's Sunday morning and I'm watching our GlaStar and Sportsman airplanes departing Smiley Creek airport. There are still a few of us hanging around here...

So You Want to Fly to Canada, eh?

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You can easily fly into and through Canada on your way to Alaska, if you know the procedures and follow them. However, getting set...

Tom Needham’s Sportsman Repair Project 2016

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Editor’s note: This is a personal request from Ted Setzer to raise funding for a fuselage cage replacement, labor and travel costs for Tom...
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In the Dark She Awaits

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Last night I took our Davis DA2A up for a wonderful sunset flight. I marveled at how responsive that little airplane is, how delightfully...

Aerial Photography

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So you’ve got your GlaStar, or Glasair, or Sportsman all finished. Years of effort, toil, lots of money, and probably a few drops of...

Graceland!

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Made it back from Memphis, TN today. Nice stretch of N19HL legs. We added two more states to our list (Tennessee, and Arkansas), and got...

We Got High in Colorado

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Steve and I just returned from our fall flying trip to Kentucky and Colorado. While in Colorado, we got totally out of control (zones)‚...