Tag: Aircraft


Cessna Paint Job Progress

21

Aug 2013

Cessna Paint Job Progress

The progress continues on the Cessna paint job. The entire airplane was stripped to bare metal, the few flaws in the airframe were exposed and repaired. Next everything was primed and readied for paint. I asked Century Aircraft Paint to provide me a small sample of the colors I had chosen and they prepared this well proportioned panel. This really shows me the weight of...

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Cirrus Asks for Another Loan From City

07

Mar 2013

Cirrus Asks for Another Loan From City

It appears as though Cirrus Aircraft is still barely treading water, even with their new Chinese Government ownership. Cirrus has gone back to the city of Grand Forks, to ask for an additional million dollar loan. Cirrus says it will use the loan to purchase an autoclave and add a few jobs to their payroll, but they asked for the money without providing any written...

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Lytro Light Field Pictures

05

Mar 2013

Lytro Light Field Pictures

I went to the airport on a mission to learn to use my new Lytro, light field camera. After a couple hours of playing with the Lytro camera and its settings I can tell you, I am still not quite getting the hang of it. The idea is quite cool, you can take a photo and focus it later. You can tell in the photo...

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Corporate Aircraft 60 Years Apart

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Feb 2013

Corporate Aircraft 60 Years Apart

I have chosen to design my working life around my passion for flying. I enjoy introducing people to the wonder of flight, teaching people to fly and flying people around in their private aircraft. The other day I had the unique opportunity to fly two corporate aircraft that were built 60 years apart. I flew Estelle, built in 1952, as my commuter to an airport...

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