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A family adventure in a Cessna 170a 1951

A family adventure in a Cessna 170a 1951

I’ve spent many hours listening to Joe tell me about his fun trips he had in his Cessna 170, either by himself, with friends, his family or his youngest boy who himself became a pilot. Joe had a life full of adventures, and I always enjoyed his stories. He usually has a humorous way of telling them. For sure these stories inspired me to do the same with my family. I bought a Cessna 150 in 2015, and did one…

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Getting Ready for Oshkosh

Getting Ready for Oshkosh

With spring finally here and only a few months before Oshkosh 2017, I’m writing about my 2016 Oshkosh trip in a light airplane, a Cessna 170 taildragger. For a second year in a row, I had the pleasure of joining a friend of mine for a long cross country flight from Ottawa (Ontario, Canada) to Oshkosh (Wisconsin, US) in July 2016. In 2015, my first year at the annual EAA AirVenture, I wrote about my stay there for one week, and…

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Oshkosh – Une fille parmi un demi million de visiteurs

Oshkosh – Une fille parmi un demi million de visiteurs

De retour d’une semaine à Oshkosh, Wisconsin (US) passée parmi des milliers de passionnées d’aviation comme moi pour la 63ième édition d’une convention mettant en vedette l’aviation sous toutes ses formes, organisé par EAA. Les statistiques parlent d’elles-même quant à la popularité de cette convention: plus de 16 000 arrivées, 10 000 avions sur place et 550 000 visiteurs, au courant de la semaine du 18 au 26 juillet 2015. Ce qui en fait, pendant cette semaine, l’aéroport le plus…

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