A GA Pilot on the Success of Oshkosh

Good times rule, despite foul weather, mosquito bites, and blisters.
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The Early Bird Gets the Good Parking at Oshkosh

For his first flight to EAA AirVenture as an owner, arriving really, really early paid some great benefits.
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AirVenture Packing Tips for the New Owner

These things will make your time in Oshkosh more enjoyable, and they’ll protect you and your new-to-you aircraft.
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Waiting on the First Annual Inspection Bill: A True White-Knuckle Experience

How many fun mods can be added to the list? It all depends on how much the prudent upgrades cost.
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Three Tips for New Owners Flying to EAA AirVenture

Taking your new aircraft to aviation’s biggest party? Here’s how to get the most out of the experience.
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How Is an Annual Inspection Like Fatherhood?

A pilot waits expectantly for the maintenance technician to finish the job.
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The Adventure of Preparing for The First Annual Inspection

Going up against the clock meant planning was crucial, as was dealing with challenges along the way.
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Finally, It’s Time To Solo

As this pilot gets ready to go in the air alone for the first time in 19 years, lots of thoughts come and ...
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The Final Moments of Checkout Training Bring an Unexpected Fear

Flying his own Cessna 170 makes this pilot look inward and face his own insecurities.
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Fun Mods or Saving for a Potentially Expensive First Annual?

This pilot wrestles with and nervously answers an age-old question, sort of.
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