Planes

Collection of planes

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Flying the Cessna 414

One of the most common questions I get about the Twin Cessna 414 goes something like this: "What was it like flying that old school airliner"?  I will share with you the ins and outs of owning and operating thi...

Cruising in the Columbia 400

A Little while back, I had the great opportunity of flying a Cessna Columbia 400 from Caldwell, ID (KEUL) to Klamath Falls, OR (KLMT). Being a private pilot, unable to fly for hire, I, as any normal pilot is, w...

Bucket Of Bolts

Happy Birthday It was an early birthday present for me and boy was it a great one. The weather was hot but it was great to see one of the worlds last great flying B-29's, "FiFi" at the Boise airport.  I could ...

Twin Comanche

N88WW A 1972 Piper Comanche Twin sporting two Lycoming IO-320's.  I have a flow a good number of twins and I will say this is one impressive little bird.  I'll spare you all the history of the Twin Comanche al...
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Flying the Piper Arrow

Piper did a lot of things right when they invented the Arrow.  If you want an all around amazing complex trainer that is gentle, has predictable flight characteristics, you want an arrow.  While the PA-28R is n...