Masonry

Today is officially Day 21 of our flight around the perimeter of America. We began our adventure May 20 near Toledo, flying our RV-7 eastbound along the Lake Erie shoreline as close as weather permitted. Then and now, we have focused on "the next leg"...

[caption id="attachment_47729" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Friday's WingX daily shot: Terlingua, TX to Tucson, AZ. From Terlingua, we skirted the US-Mexican border to El Paso, so close at times my Verizon service repeatedly sent me "Welcome to Mexico" messages.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_47727" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Photo: near El Paso, TX....

We're on the move in our RV7, continuing to see the countryside from our vantage point high above. We're overflying and visiting locations on-or-near the perimeter boundaries of America. Today we flew from Del Rio KDRT to Terlingua 3TE8, Texas. We departed Del Rio in +100...

Tonight, incredibly, Boyd and I find ourselves at the halfway point of our journey around the perimeter of America. Since arriving in Texas, the realization of how enormous it is has set in. We've flown from Beaumont in the far eastern Gulf of Texas to...

Our progress westward continues. The last 48 hours we've covered ground and water between Venice, Florida and Beaumont, Texas. That's much of the western coast of Florida, the panhandle, a tiny bit of Alabama and Louisiana, and across the line into the enormous state of...

Our U.S. perimeter flight continues and, for the last 36 hours, we've slowly been making our way around the long, narrow peninsula known as Florida. Boyd and I both agree, our flight has been a complete joy and, even though we're less than a third...

Rachel Scarbrough is based at KAUS, Austin-Bergstrom Airport, Austin, Texas. I am a director of a competitive gymnastics team in Austin, TX. I have been coaching for over 10 years, and was a gymnast myself. I competed for the USA at the World Championships in 2001, and also qualified...

I am thrilled to report that we're finally on the move again! On our VFR flight around the perimeter, after 5 days of being weathered-in in Norfolk,  Virginia, we gave in and filed IFR yesterday. KPHF was a great place to hang out for a...

Within the first 8 days of our USA perimeter flight, tropical storm Alberto kicked our butts and played havoc with the entire Eastern Seaboard. Low ceilings and rain showers have firmly planted our RV-7 on the tarmac at Newport News/Williamsburg Airport for 5 days. All...