South Carolina Breakfast Club January 2009 Schedule

I’m in the process of obtaining the full 2009 SCBC schedule and I’ll post that when I’ve received it. Here are the January dates and locations. January 11th – Eagle Aviation, Columbia Metro Airport (KCAE)January 24th – Greenwood County Airport (KGRD)Arrival: 7:30 – 9:00 AMBreakfast: Between 9:00 & 9:30 – 11:00 AMDeparture: 11:30 AM

Jim Koepnick – EAA Chief Photographer

Anyone who is an EAA member knows of Jim’s work – he has shot over 400 covers of EAA publications (Sport Pilot, Sport Aviation, Sport Aerobatics, & Warbirds to name a few). I had the pleasure of meeting Jim this past summer’s AirVenture. He has an online gallery and a montage of air-to-air photos you should check out. There is a reason he has been Chief Photographer for EAA for 24 years.

Drastic aesthetic changes in store for AirVenture 2009

Those familiar with Whittman Regional Airport during the months of July and August are in for a shock as to what is being changed regarding the layout of the main grounds. Steve Taylor is EAA’s facilities manager and has been utilizing a new blog to help tell the story of what is being done there. Steve may have gotten a late start, but he sure has been very forthcoming of information since inception of his blog in November. Much of the infrastructure is now in place and can be seen in this post. The entrance is now easier to navigate … Continue reading Drastic aesthetic changes in store for AirVenture 2009

Max Air 2 Air

A buddy of mine shot me a link to Max Haynes’ wonderful online magazine of aviation photography, Max Air 2 Air. I spent nearly an hour going through his collection – absolutely stunning! I highly recommend visiting when you’ve got an hour or two of free time.

Free Acceleration Missions!

While work is still in the early stages for the next installment of MS FS, the designer gurus Paul Lange and (my good personal friend) Brandon Seltz have published a set of free race missions to complement the missions found in the Acceleration expansion package! Inside you’ll find a mission for the T-6 and Sport classes at Reno, each utilizing different pylons than those used for the Unlimited class. You’ll find the 3rd mission a bit of a different type of racing – sailplane racing through hoops over scenic Austria. So be sure to thank these guys for being good stewards to the … Continue reading Free Acceleration Missions!