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February 25, 2009

Here you are, Sue

I know you are missing both of your rascals. Of course, getting them to pose together is impossible, so I did a little trick editing for you . . .

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February 18, 2009

I don't see any snow.


But, she says there was, and she should know being from California and all. Thank you, JJJ.
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February 10, 2009

Who Says You Can't Teach an Old Dog

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090211/ap_on_sp_ot/dog_show

February 09, 2009

Obama's first trip on Air Force One is to where?

Elkhart Indiana of all places.

I got the bulletin to prove it . . .


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Special Airspace Bulletin
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FAA TO ESTABLISH MULTIPLE TFRs OVER ELKHART, IN, ON MONDAY
A notam has been issued that will restrict flight in the area during
President Obama's planned visit. See AOPA Online for a graphical depiction


( http://www.aopa.org/images/whatsnew/newsitems/2009/notams/9-4844.gif ).

==> 30 nm radius TFR <==
Location:
GIJ VOR's 149-degree radial at 3.8 nautical miles
Surface to 17,999-ft-MSL

Times:
10:45 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. local Monday, February 9
1:55 p.m. until 3:15 p.m. local Monday, February 9

Requirements for flight and operations not authorized
( http://www.aopa.org/whatsnew/notams-special.html )

==> 10 nm radius no-fly zone <==
Location:
GIJ VOR's 149-degree radial at 3.8 nautical miles
Surface to 17,999-ft-MSL

Times:
10:45 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. local Monday, February 9
1:55 p.m. until 3:15 p.m. local Monday, February 9

==> 30 nm radius TFR <==
Location:
GSH VOR's 032-degree radial at 9.0 nautical miles
Surface to 17,999-ft-MSL

Times:
11:20 a.m. until 2:35 p.m. local Monday, February 9

Requirements for flight and operations not authorized
( http://www.aopa.org/whatsnew/notams-special.html )

==> 10 nm radius no-fly zone <==
Location:
GSH VOR's 032-degree radial at 9.0 nautical miles
Surface to 17,999-ft-MSL

Times:
11:20 a.m. until 2:35 p.m. local Monday, February 9

==> IMPACTED AIRPORTS <==

Near GIJ:
South Bend Regional SBN
Chain-O-Lakes 3IN7
Hustons IN93
Jerry Tyler Memorial 3TR
Mishawaka Pilots Club 3C1
Elkhart Municipal EKM
Andrews University Airpark C20
Del Hickcox MI68
Dowagiac Municipal C91
Plymouth Municipal C65
Nappanee Municipal C03
Norm's Airpark 42II
La Porte Municipal PPO
Goshen Municipal GSH
Michigan City Municipal MGC
H R Weisser 92IN
Southwest Michigan Regional BEH
Flying U Ranch 4C1
Starke County OXI
Orthodontic Strip 5IN6
Watervliet Municipal 40C
Fleet Field IN73
Wolfe Field IN65
Wawasee 4IN9
Lake Wawasee SPB 1IN7
South Bend Regional SBN
Warsaw Municipal ASW
Three Rivers Municipal Dr Haines HAI
Oliver Lake SPB 4IN2
Kirsch Municipal IRS
Mentone C92


View the notam ( http://www.aopa.org/whatsnew/notams.html#9/4844 ).

Because TFR airspace frequently changes, AOPA strongly encourages
pilots to obtain a briefing before every flight.

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* If you have questions about TFRs or any other aviation matter, *
* contact our AOPA Pilot Information Center at 800/USA-AOPA. *
* You can also reach us via e-mail ( mailto:pilotassist@aopa.org ).*
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AOPA, 421 Aviation Way, Frederick, Maryland 21701.
Telephone: 800/USA-AOPA or 301/695-2000
Copyright (c) 2009. Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.


Over the Hill

I knew I could make a new blog entry about something.

http://rwhowell.com/pics/over_the_hill/

February 02, 2009

The First Robin

Well, not really. I have seen them hanging around all Winter. They don't seem to bother migrating any more. Cannot blame them actually.
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