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U.S. National Speed Triangle Record

Jackie Payne reports that her husband Jim and his co-pilot Dennis Tito took off at sunrise today, April 22, 2014, after declaring a 521 km speed triangle. Dennis and Tito finally found a wee bit of wave and worked it to 17,500 feet. The link below is for the inReach with altitude. It didn’t “handshake”…

Tony Condon Flies 844 km in Standard Cirrus

Today, April 8, 2014, Tony Condon flew his Standard Cirrus from Kansas to southwestern Louisiana, a straight line distance of 844 km (456 nm). This is Tony’s second long flight of the year. Last month, he flew from Kansas to DeQueen, Arkansas. You can read his story of that flight here. Congratulations to Tony on…

Memories of Uvalde 2012

Thank you to Frans Guise for these beautiful photos. Spring is here and many are turning their attention to the coming Summer Comps.  We hope these photos help get you in the mood. — the Editor  

Meeting Points or Pilots Meeting…

… OLC offers an interesting new Feature Before joining our club’s pilots meeting this morning I had a quick look into OLC’s news. No record flights yesterday… but I found an interesting new feature called “MeetingPoints” on their website. Pilot meeting, meeting point? A little confused, I tried to find out more and figured that…