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The Magenta Babies

Standing in front of the class, I talked of the rudiments of navigation. I still marvel at the miracle of leaving somewhere on the earth in a vehicle, vessel, or airship and navigating precisely to another location. Then after visiting … Continue reading

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Flying From Here to There

One challenge I enjoyed most learning to fly was flying from one place to another. In the aviation business, they call this flying cross-country. It truly is a great challenge and immensely fun. It is also a fascinating science. The … Continue reading

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The Smell of Sunshine

To me, traveling from one point precisely to another is fascinating.  Navigation is easy to understand when traveling on the surface of the earth.  It is a simple matter of following directions.  In other words, you can travel down Highway … Continue reading

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The Perfect Flying Season

The perfect flying season is here.  There are two times the flight weather environment becomes perfect and those times are fall and spring.  Fall more so than spring, but still, spring is good. What makes fall and spring the perfect … Continue reading

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