Tag Archives: Cessna 210

Night Charter

I’m on the drive home going north along Interstate 95. The storms have just passed and they remind of a night long ago in the charter business. There is lightning cloud to cloud and cloud to ground off to the … Continue reading

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100,000 Airplanes

Which aircraft manufacturing company first reached the milestone of 100,000 aircraft manufactured?  What company was most likely to do this?  Boeing, perhaps?  Mooney?  Lockheed?  Piper? No.  The company was Clyde’s. Clyde Cessna. Cessna was a Kansas farmer who was the … Continue reading

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The Wonder of Weather Technology

We knew the weather was coming today, and now it is here.  Earlier today, Ardis was talking with her father and asked if we should spend the money to water the lawn.  He told her yes, so now the lawn … Continue reading

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The Almost Did Club

The old pilots, those much older (and presumably wiser) than me, have proclaimed, “There are those who have and those who will.” What they are referring to are pilots who have landed an airplane gear up and pilots who will … Continue reading

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Heroes

My student and I finished our flight a little early and when we returned to the ramp, I saw an early model Cessna 210 sitting in front of the flight dispatch building. From afar, the airplane looked good. As I … Continue reading

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The Perfect Flying Machine

Every time an airplane makes the news, someone makes a comment about the “Piper Cub.” Now the airplane might have been a Cessna 210, a Beechcraft A-36, maybe even a King Air, but for many in the public, if the … Continue reading

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