Category Archives: Pilot Stories

What’s happening at Maxcraft

The very first Flight Stream install! Finally iPad/iPhone connections to your avionics! Maxcraft performed the first Garmin Connext installation with our customer Dave Qualley. Read on for his comments: When Garmin first announced their Flight Stream product back in August I … Continue reading

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Watch this Cessna 340 shoot an approach to minimums!

This approach down to bare minimums is a great example of how a modern avionics suite aids in IFR operations. Technology like this reduces workload and helps eliminate human error, reaping huge safety benefits, even for veterans and especially during … Continue reading

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CBAA tradeshow in Edmonton – Day 3

CBAA update from Edmonton Tradeshow was up and running yesterday and a very busy day for Steve and Daryl.   The show went well with lots of exhibits and met lots of great people.   They finished the day at … Continue reading

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Taking the long way to CBAA in Edmonton – Day 2

Fort McMurray and Oil Sands After arriving in the late afternoon to Fort McMurray, Steve and Daryl spent the night to have an adventure the next day. The next day, Steve and Daryl were very fortunate to have a generous … Continue reading

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Taking the long way to CBAA in Edmonton

First stop – Fort McMurray Steve and Daryl left this morning on an adventure. Flying in Daryl’s Cessna 182 and  after watching the change in the weather, they were wheels up mid morning.  Their destination…Fort McMurray.  Just one of their … Continue reading

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Home bound…..

Leg. 7 Las Vegas-Burns,OR-Pitt Meadows, B.C. Well we made it! Long day in the airplane today, lots of zig zagging around restricted areas in Nevada. We had her up as high as 17,000 ft grounding 175 kts! Some weather in … Continue reading

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Mexico to Las Vegas

Leg 6 Alamos Mexico to Las Vegas We had a fantastic time in the beautiful town of Alamos but our stay in the luxury Hacineda De Los Santos had to end. We had a short hop to Obregon so that … Continue reading

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In La Ventanna!

Leg 5 – Alamos, Mexico Well we had a great time in La Ventanna, some good days sailing, the others spent exploring and hanging with new and old friends. Now we are off on Part 2! A bit of an … Continue reading

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They made it to Mexico!

 They’re there! Leg 4 – La Paz, Mexico We made it! Left Yuma early and had a spectacular flight down. It’s been a few years and I have forgotten how truly beautiful this flight down the Baja coastline is. To … Continue reading

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Trip to Mexico in the Cessna 206 continues….

Off to Hood River! Leg 2 Off Hood River this morning with a bit of weather but it quickly cleared. We had a nice 3 hour flight to Elko Nevada while rocking on to XM music. The FBO ( El … Continue reading

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