The boss let me leave work early today (HA!) so what better excuse is there to go flying? I hoped that the Washington fall colors were coming into bloom in the Cascades and surrounding towns. I like... read more
One of the nice things of owning an airplane is that on days like today you can decide spur-of-the-moment to fly to places such as, oh, Mount Rainier! And if that airplane is a Wittman Tailwind you... read more
The weather was good today so I spent a half hour working on my wheel landings. Nothing too exciting, but I am getting the feel for it and I like how the videos turned out. I had the airspace all to... read more
I’ve been an aircraft owner for three weeks now, but haven’t been home long enough to take the Tailwind for an enjoyable flight since returning from my KY-to-WA cross country. After missing... read more
Wow, I was tired. I slept in til 8am. Granted, I had only slept about 8 hours total in the previous two days and I gained (or lost) an hour because this was Mountain Time, but I still wanted to be in... read more
Here’s what I learned last night: the inside of a Wittman Tailwind is not a good place to sleep. I’m five-foot-tenish, but even if I was four-foot-zeroish I still don’t think it would... read more
Thank you, Steve Wittman, Harold Passow, and Troy Petteway. N11018 has a new owner and soon a new home on the other side of the country.
For those of you not aware, read more
I stayed up for most of the night last night making sure I had everything necessary for flying a Wittman Tailwind across the United States.
- Handheld radio
- Cell... read more