Cessna 150K N5655G on final apprach to Runway 32L at Concord, CA flown by pilot Brian, returning from HWD after installing a new LED tail beacon. The weather was very warm, and the winds were calm in the early evening. It’s the first time I’ve seen my plane flying (without me!).
Brian flew my 150K to HWD to install a new beacon, leaving his plane behind. The next day, he flew back and dropped off N5655G, and returned in his Aerobat. The weather was very warm, well over 90 degrees at 6:30 PM… but the winds were mild, despite “high wind warnings and extremely high fireRead More
In August, I received word from the Airport that a “shade hangar” was available, and of course, I accepted. My name is still on the list for a regular hangar, but the waiting can be up to a year or two. There are two kinds of shade hangars, the “north” and the “south” facing. NotRead More
On Friday, August 23rd, I flew from Concord to Hayward, CA (HWD) to visit my brother, and work on the airplane. Brian replaced my cabin speaker and reinstalled my headliner, which we had earlier removed for the ADS-B installation (GPS antenna). LED lights were also added. The next project will be the anti-collision light (Beacon)Read More
Flew down around noon from KCCR (Concord) to KHWD (Hayward) for maintenance on the plane. Beautaful smooth flight, a bit warm, as it was 93 F. Worked until about 5:30 pm and then flew back. My twin (mechanic Brian) went over the plane with a fine tooth comb and found several things which needed fixing.Read More
Sometimes…this is the best time of the day at the airport. Sun low, heat faded, and no winds… plus you often have the pattern to yourself. I remember many times, just around sunset, I would taxi out and enjoy the solitude of the skies. Most of my evening flights were out of Hayward, and theRead More