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Upcoming events with Martin:
Thu 20-May-2021 at 6:00 PMThird Thursday Airport BBQ
Mason City, IA (KMCW) (more info)
All times are US Central timezone (Chicago) unless otherwise noted
Recent news and blog articles:
  • Sun ‘n Fun is in the books!
    Sun ‘n Fun 2021 is a wrap – and the biggest news is probably that the fly-in and expo actually happened this year. Yours truly was in Lakeland the entire week, and I witnessed first hand how say after day attendance increased, leading to a record crowd on Saturday. Now I am in the process […]
  • Sun ‘n Fun
    All indications are Sun ‘n Fun – only three weeks away at the time of this writing – is going to happen in 2021. I can’t wait – I will be there, and I will give forum presentations again this year, on two topics: I. Making Sense of Lean of Peak and Mixture Management: Wed. […]
  • Airplanes & Coffee
    Yesterday I went to Airplanes and Coffee for the first time, a once-a-month event where everyone is invited to join for a cup of coffee and to drool over airplanes – trainers, warbirds, and in this case a beautiful L-39 owned by Chris L. who had his stunning jet on the ramp at Sulphur Springs, […]
  • Bonanza Instruction
    This month I completed the online training for the ABS Flight Instructor Academy, which is a first step towards accreditation in the BPPP program (Beechcraft Pilot Proficency Program), which I hope to achieve later this year. I have flown over 1,000 hours in my A36 Bonanza, and I look forward to helping other Bonanza owners […]
  • Back from Annual
    Just before the end of the year, N70TB was due for its annual inspection. As usual, I took the plane to Iowa Wing & Rotor in Vinton, IA (KVTI) where Mike Zenisek took good care of it, as usual. There were no issues with the engine and propeller, as you would expect from the brand-new […]