Finding Sunshine

Last weekend, I had a cross-country flight planned — a flight of about 65 nautical miles straight line distance.  This would be the first time I would make a solo flight away from the traffic pattern or the practice area.  Navigate there, land, and turn around and come home.  I had done some planning to […]

Orion and Progress

A few things caught my eye in the last few days.  First, this article from The Space Buff points out the unveiling of the new Orion spacecraft — without any actual missing to fill or a booster to lift it into space: Then, the Constellation project—of which Orion was a part—was cancelled. Orion’s mission was […]