This is a pretty typical spring morning in the LA basin. Usually
1200 ovc and 10 miles with tops at 3000. The mountains pictured are
about 10,000 feet
An excellent web site is
Victor Catalonotto's Super
Viking site. Victor has approached his web site from a
different angle and provides a lot of support for maintaining or fixing a
Viking. Used parts can be found on Victor's page as can a
good info such as a Weight and Balance spread sheet. Make sure to read the
service ideas by Ron Bianchi. I've printed out Ron
writings and give a copy to my mechanic. My mechanic has
placed that information in his file. Victor's page is regularly
Mark Sellers has a page for his
around and you find some more links to his other pages.
The other place to call for
Super Viking parts would be
Alexandria Aircraft (Alexandria, MN). Alexandria
Aircraft makes parts for Super Viking's and even built one 2005
Bellanca-Champion Club has a page which deals will all
models of Bellanca as well as Champion, Aeronca and derivative
lines of aircraft. Please don't ask me what "Derivative Lines of
Aircraft" are, I have no idea. Anyway, the BC club puts out a
newsletter four times a year which always seems to have a Super
Viking article. They also do a couple of very successful fly ins a
This category is dedicated to those of us who
fly real planes. Those of us who make control input to an aircraft
by the seat of out pants without asking for computer approval.
Rene's web site of
Pilot VFR Flying Trips. This guy goes everywhere.
Good site, lots of pictures!
110Knots.com - Mike claims I'm his
inspiration. That's a burden to carry! I've watch Mike build his
website over the years and he's made it very nice. Travel and
Smith has done a good job with his aviation blog.
Lots of trips, pictures and videos from the West Coast and East
Michael Timineri has a web site where he is documenting
his flight lessons. Michael is based out of Sacramento
Cecil Chapman has a web site covering his pilot training
from Student Pilot to CFI. Cecil also coverers local $100
hamburger locations within reach of the SFO bay area.
Gary's Flight Journal
is a pretty active blog. He's on the east coast and a fairly new
IFR Pilot has
another good blog. He's working on his advanced ratings in the
- The best weather site I've ever found
would be Dan Checkoway's
Weather page on his RV Project site. All weather is
de-coded into plain language and color coded. The winds loft is so simple to use I
can't stand it. You can customize the page to default to your
local area. If you
start using this web site you will stop using all others. Did I
say it was free too? I do donate money to Dan but it's well worth
AOPA, if you're not a member join. One of the better
aviation magazines comes with membership. The on line airport directory
is very good and prints out in kneeboard format. AOPA's
Real Time Flight Planer is worth the price of membership alone.
is very valuable. I use the fuel prices more than anything
saving myself about $500 a year.
Sacramento Sky Ranch
is the best site I've found on the internet for repairing your
plane. They sell parts too. I liked it so much I bought the $22 DVD.
Welding, medical, and aviation oxygen the same?
- An excellent video of a
Private Pilot Oral Exam. This video is 1 1/2 hours long
and worth every second.
used by my friends wife to follow us enroute so she knows
when we are heading for home. You can also look at IFR flights
you flew several months back. The first thing you find out is,
you can't fly a straight line.
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