Goodbye Oshkosh

Today we departed Airventure. We got the army bus again and packed the plane ready to go. I sent some stuff back to myself in Chino via FedEx, said goodbye to some folk, got a departure brief and we pulled the aeroplane out to the flight line. The normal pre-departure checks etc with the exceptionContinue reading “Goodbye Oshkosh”

Doh! – as Homer says!

Late last night I had this huge sinking feeling. I had completely forgotten to organise accommodation for our Oshkosh staging post of Mineral Point. I had identified a few trouble spots for accommodation but forgot that one. Evidently we weren’t the only ones who though staging for Oshkosh at MRJ was a good idea. ItContinue reading “Doh! – as Homer says!”

The trip in overview

Today I thought I'd look at a general overview of what my trip entailed. Here it is. The trip up. And the trip back..   Total flying, including test flight of approx 25 hours!. That's a lot of sitting in a small plane. Posted with Blogsy

Back to Reality – damn it

After 12.5 hours in one of Air NZ’s 777’s I find myself thrust back into winter and back in the real world with everything that goes with it. The next month of work is going to be hard to deal with. I’ve got a few other things I need to do to be ready forContinue reading “Back to Reality – damn it”