Aviation Goals for 2021

Discussion in 'Hangar Talk' started by wayne, Dec 22, 2020.

  1. Southpaw

    Southpaw Pre-takeoff checklist

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    Primary goal is to be a safe and proficient pilot.
    Finish up my PPL and fly at least 2 hours a week.
    My Children , Grand children and Great Grand children are looking forward to their first plane ride.
    This area has some beautiful and varied topographical areas to be flown.
    The triple divide area needs some exploration . Hikers in Glacier Park see it on foot , My wish is to over fly it.
     
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    mcdewey Pre-takeoff checklist

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    No reservations needed, but it could be that field is full or flooded and they’ll close to new arrivals. You need to pay to park and camp and you’ll need to pay to attend also. Take a look at airventure.com.

    Also, review 2019’s NOTAM so you’ll have and idea on what to expect when the 2021 version comes out and be sure to follow it when you arrive. Take a look at YouTube for arrival tutorials.

    Take a look at old threads here under Cool Places to Fly for other’s experiences. We’d love to see you at the parties. Oshkosh is one-off the coolest things you can do as an aviator!!
     
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    No certified letters from Oklahoma City.
     
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    Meet up with some PoA’ers/BT’ers!
    Fly more (I just saw my trailing 12 months and it seems I barely flew)
    Fly into/camp @ Oshkosh
    Hit up the Rockies or West Coast (was postponed due to COVID and fires)
    Start my Commercial
    Get one step closer to ownership
     
  5. Ted

    Ted The pilot formerly known as Twin Engine Ted

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    Enjoy a year without any obligations to fly. Maybe do my tailwheel endorsement or SES rating if I feel like it. Both are things I’ve wanted to do since getting my private nearly 13 years ago but then I got distracted with shiny twins and flying dogs.
     
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    Sam D Cleared for Takeoff

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    Cover Super Cub project
    Fly more than 132.6 hours
    Regain instrument proficiency
    Fly to Oshkosh
    Fly Lance to MN to pickup engine for Super Cub
    Fly some Angel Flights
     
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    Still got tailwheel to do. SES was a blast!
     
  8. frfly172

    frfly172 Touchdown! Greaser!

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    Hoping to stay healthy and continue flying. Might finally do tailwheel. And to do sun n fun ,and osh.
     
  9. KaiGywer

    KaiGywer Line Up and Wait

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    MEI, keep building time

    ASES for fun if I have the money laying around to pay cash (well, credit card for the reward points, but you get the idea)
     
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    Find a heated hangar thats reasonability priced. How can people handle unheated hangars...
    Have an annual that doesnt turn into a decent used car price range
    Finally fly to the east coast. I bought the plane in Cali and flew it back, so I want to hit the other coast in it.
     
  11. Jakl15

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    Finally take my instrument and commercial test
    Purchase our first airplane
    Fly to each coast
     
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    Now that my archer has passed annual and been deemed to be in excellent condition, it is time to do the avionics. Move the GTN 530 over, make room for the 750xi, remove vacuum system and install two GI-275's, convert to all LED lighting. Upgrade transponder to GTX345, and install GMA35c remote audio panel. By spring she will be one sweet bird!
     
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    Jakl15 Pre-Flight

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    That sounds like it is going to be one sweet Archer when it is all said and done. Be sure to post before/after photos!
     
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    At our age that's a good goal . :)
     
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    My CFI is doing his renewal online .
     
  16. Southpaw

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    Indeed a worthy goal .
     
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    I got 112 hours in 2020, mostly in the Sonerai. For 2021, I want to match that, and get the fuselage finished and engine hung on the RV-8. The new Superior crankshaft AD means I’ll have to tear down my engine and put it back together before I can hang it. That’s assuming I can even get parts.