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First solo

First solo

After a lifetime of interest in aviation, I started flying in 2011 after moving to Bakersfield.

First solo

Departing Kernville

Southern California's great flying weather, many fantastic destinations from the coast, central valley, high desert, and mountains, and the close-knit aviation community have made it a great hobby for the last few years.

Newly minted private pilot

Newly minted private pilot

The majority of my training has been at Meadows Field (BFL), with some at Mojave Air and Space Port (MHV), Tehachapi Municipal (TSP), and Shafter Municipal (EHF).

Aerobatics in an Extra 300

Aerobatics in an Extra 300

Most of my times is in Cessna 172s with time in a Super Decathlon, RV-6A, and Extra 300L.

Completed tailwheel and aerobatics training at KMIT

Completed tailwheel and aerobatics training at KMIT

My favorite flying experiences are checking out airport diners with friends, practicing aerobatics, and attending airshows.

On the ramp at KAVX, Catalina Island

On the ramp at KAVX, Catalina Island

One highlight was a visit to Edwards AFB in the Mojave Desert and the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center.

Inbound to KBFL from KWJF

Mooney M-20K with turboed TSIO-360 and GAMIs

My main interests are in race/performance modifications, aircraft engines, aerobatics, and experimental aircraft.

Inbound to KBFL from KWJF

Inbound to KBFL from KWJF

Reno race fan. AOPA and EAA member. Military aviation buff. Tailwheel certified. Upset prevention & recovery and spin trained.

Inbound to KBFL from KWJF

AOPA Salinas fly-in

I am currently working towards a commercial / instructor certificate, and eventually plan to instruct on the side.

Inbound to KBFL from KWJF

N5777V on low approach, KMIT

In March of 2017 I co-purchased my first aircraft: Beechcraft A23-24 Super Musketeer N5777V, which is detailed on its own page.


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