Arrived at the hotel somewhat knackered after 3 hours in the shuttle. After a brief look at the shops and a bite of Mexican food we went to bed for a very broken sleep. After seeing the rough California roads I guess I am a bit worried how the aeroplane will travel. Fingers crossed. DayContinue reading “Arrival in LA”
With the mess the whole thing was in we decided to publicise the affair. We hit Facebook and after only two days we had almost 200 followers. Now maybe it was a coincidence but the shippers now wanted to meet. I couldn’t face them but Vicki went in with moral support from Greg and sheContinue reading “Reverse that reverse”
Just before a work trip I got news from Dan at Sidelifters that they were fully booked for the week of the 4th. The idiots doing the shipping had ignored my instruction to book these guys early. Now it was looking very shaky that this trip was going to work. I didn’t know where theContinue reading “What a Ride”
Well just to show that it’s too soon to get excited, today it seems the whole project may collapse. My shipping agent ignored my advise that the sidelifter needed advance booking. Now they can’t be contacted. The most likely scenario if the freight agent gets his way is the aeroplane will be loaded back onContinue reading “A definite Maybe”
The start of May saw the EAA publish the Oshkosh Airventure NOTAM. This meant I now had something to study and specifics to prepare for.
Today when I woke up I quickly looked at the Cap Pasado’s progress. She’d berthed at Long Beach. The Falco was now on American soil. Well after unloading at least. Yesterday I booked a flight and a hotel for the trip up to assemble it so the next phase is just waiting on me. 4Continue reading “Landed!”