A beautiful winter afternoon in January, with clear skies and relatively warm temp’s. The 150K has been safely tied down in the shade hangar with cabin cover in anticipation of next weeks strong cold front and strong winds that are expected. Installing the wheel pants, without a doubt, completely change the look of the airplane.Read More
After searching for the “correct” wheel pants for the 1970K model, which have the slanted tail, and the “ridge” molded into the arc, stripping, sanding, painting primer, base coat white and yellow… I finally installed the wheel pants with new hardware. Now N5655G looks pretty similar to my first 150, 23V!
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