By Jim Timm
I hope all of you have had a Merry Christmas and celebrated the start of a Happy New Year. Hopefully, Santa brought you some goodies to add some more fun to your flying in the coming year. As soon as the winter rainy season wraps up and moves on out of here, I hope...
GAARMS Report: January 2017 Fred Gibbs
2016 has come and 2016 has gone – with 6 fatal accidents and 9 fatalities!
All in all, a fairly safe track record, but one that could have, and should have, been much lower. Three of the fatal accidents involved unique, not-your-typical GA aircraft, i.e., a P-51 Mustang, a T-6 “Texan, and a weight-shift...
By Jim Timm
So far, the winter flying weather has been good, the temperatures are down, and the airplane/engine performance is up, so what more could you ask for. With all the flying events happening, and good places to fly for that Saturday morning fly in breakfast, it’s decision time to decide where to go. So,...
GAARMS Report: December 2016 Fred Gibbs
Again, thankfully there have been no fatal accidents since the last newsletter, nor has the NTSB releases any findings on any of the 2016 accidents to date, thus there is not much to report. We currently stand at 6 fatal accidents so far, with 9 fatalities, all pilots, including 2 CFII’s. We only...
By Jim Timm
Now that fall has officially arrived, it seems like summer temps are still trying to hang on for a while. The mornings are now nice and cool, and the flying temperatures in the forenoons are becoming great. The end of October was the Copperstate Fly In, and it was great to see many of...
GAARMS Report: November 2016 Fred Gibbs
Thankfully there have been no new fatal accidents since the last newsletter, thus there is not much to report. We currently stand at 6 fatal accidents so far, with 9 fatalities, all pilots, including 2 CFII’s. We only have two more months to go, and let’s hope there continues to be nothing to...
Bob Littlefield, CFII
Pat Mindrup, Realtor
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