Finding the grass in Mount Dora

Posted on September 7th, 2010 by

It had to be here somewhere. I was hunting a small grass strip south of pretty Mount Dora, Florida, as my search for a retirement town continued. Aside from its growing reputation as a new Florida “cultural capital” and great... Continue Reading →

Fields of Dreams: Saved but not immune from the times

Posted on August 3rd, 2010 by

As pilots now of a “certain” age, we look back on airports that were part of our lives.  This is the second post in a series of three. There’s nowhere like Van Sant Airfield in Pennsylvania’s historic Bucks County. Fifty... Continue Reading →

Fields of Dreams: Not its ‘old self,’ but going strong

Posted on August 2nd, 2010 by

As pilots now of a “certain” age, we look back on airports that were part of our lives. This is the third of a three-part series. “Recession? What recession?” So said Mike Gilbert, Gold Seal CFI for Aviation Adventures at... Continue Reading →

Fields of Dreams: Dreams have changed

Posted on July 27th, 2010 by

As pilots of a “certain” age, we look back on airports that were part of our lives. This series starts with three. My first was a little grass field in New Jersey. Twin Pine was down home, midway between the... Continue Reading →