Masonry

Our little three-some (Boyd, me and our RV7) are still weathered-in in the Norfolk, Virginia area. We've put hundreds of miles on our rental car and have done enough sightseeing to qualify for tour guides ourselves. Today we decided to break rank with the ordinary...

KFFA. First Flight. The Wright Brothers National Memorial. All names for where aviation began and a homage flight many pilots will fly sometime during their flying career - Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. On our flight around the perimeter of America, yesterday we visited this special National...

Boyd and I are at Norfolk, Virginia, continuing our USA perimeter flight. Norfolk turned out to be a great place to land for an inexpensive rental car not to mention the ideal location to spend part of Memorial Day weekend. We honored the spirit of...

It's pretty cool when you can fly through 7 states, even small ones, in a few short hours. OK, we're not talking Texas here, but I was happy to take in Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia, all before lunch...

[caption id="attachment_47422" align="aligncenter" width="280"] You guessed it, we did Cape Cod today! The airport ID's give you a rough idea of our course but we actually flew the entire shoreline of Cape Cod, northern tip of Provincetown and all.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_47411" align="aligncenter" width="323"] Bye Bye Maine.[/caption] [caption...

It's going to be sad leaving the beautiful State of Maine behind us but very exciting New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Rhode Island lay ahead. Boyd and I are continuing our flight around America in our experimental RV7, two happy souls enjoying the heck out of...

Giacinta Bradley Koontz (Bakersfield Meadows, California) [caption id="attachment_47369" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Photo: Commemorative Air Mail flight from San Diego to Seattle[/caption] I've been an aviation historian and author for over 20 years and am a close friend of Miriam Orr Seymour who authored the "Around the Rim Flight"....

I've been excited about the prospect of flying around the rim of Maine for a long time, but the reality of it set in this morning. Yesterday we'd flown from Niagara Falls, NY to 59B at Jackman, Maine, and that last hundred miles brought home...

Today was Day 2 on our USA Perimeter flight and fly we did - Niagara Falls, New York to Jackman, Maine. [caption id="attachment_47352" align="aligncenter" width="471"] A bumpy flight.  Note to self: next time cross the rough stuff EARLY in the day![/caption] If what's happened so far is...