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SummerTripReport

Summer Flying Challenges by jeff edwards The summertime flying season is half over and Airventure is around the corner. I hope you will join us there and at Santa Fe over Labor Day weekend for our annual LOBO/Lancair Landing. Shelby and I just completed a week long flying vacation through (more…)

 

Notice of Annual Meeting

Notice of Annual Meeting/Election of Directors by jeff edwards The Annual Meeting of the Members of Lancair Owners and Builders Organization (LOBO) will be held during the LOBO Landing on Saturday, September 2, 2017 in Santa Fe, NM. At the Annual Meeting the operations of LOBO will be briefly reviewed and (more…)

 

Insurance, LOBO and Lancair Pilots

Insurance, LOBO and Lancair Pilots by jeff edwards There have been many discussions lately in various forums about insurance availability and cost for your Lancairs. One person wrote that it was unfair that the ES or Legacy or whatever model (fill in the blank) was getting hit with premium increases (more…)

 

ATC Myths and Facts

Myths and Facts Surrounding Air Traffic Control Corporatization from National Air Transportation Association One of the biggest challenges facing general aviation is overcoming various assertions made by supporters of ATC corporatization that through deliberate, endless repetition, can become “facts” to policymakers. If left unchallenged, these dubious facts can create a groundswell (more…)

 

2017 Spring Update

2017 Spring Update by jeff edwards Spring is here again. In the Midwest that means wild temperature swings, rain, storms, and of course, tornadoes. I put our Lancair to good use this winter, including a Christmas family vacation to Key West. Christmas In Paradise We departed for Florida in beautiful (more…)

 

2017 LOBO/Lancair Landing Survey

2017 LOBO/Lancair Landing Planning Survey Results With a Preview of the Landing Agenda by anne daley Many thanks to the 70+ LOBO members that responded to our 2017 LOBO/Lancair Landing Planning Survey.   Of all respondents, the IV series led in the make/model category (37%), followed by 200/320/360 (20%), Legacy (19%), (more…)

 

An Update from Lancair

Lancair Update by mark huffstutler The past few months have been quite interesting and active for the new Lancair International, as well as being very satisfying. My son Conrad and I stepped into ownership of the legendary company not knowing what kind of reception we would get, or if there (more…)

 

A Message From the New Lancair

A Message From the New Lancair by mark huffstutler February 15, 2017 marks a significant turning point for Lancair International; my son and I have purchased the legendary company, and are relocating to South Texas. We are not only passionate aviators with a regularly flown collection of sport aircraft–including a Lancair (more…)

 

Closing out 2016

2016 Comes to a Close by jeff edwards It’s Veterans Day as I write this, so I’d like to thank all veterans who read this for their service. I’d also like to thank their loved ones, who made their service possible by keeping the home fires burning. Did you know (more…)

 

Charter Flying

Charter Flying – A View from the Right Seat by adam molny The sunset over verdant mountains turned the towering cumulus clouds a bright orange. Four ramp agents sat by idly in a gas-powered golf cart in the muggy December air. Our captain was poring over a stack of paperwork (more…)

 

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