On Saturday, November 16th, we went to the airport to watch planes, and to wash the Cessna. After scrubbing off the dust and dirt, Sue and I went out to do some touch and go’s on Runway 19L. The weather was fairly cloudy, but the visibility was great, and the air was smooth, with calmRead More
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