Alone at Lone Pine (O26)

The flight was to Lone Pine (O26) for Angel Flight. We (Dan and I) were returning a child with a life threatening condition home from a week’s summer camp in the Santa Monica Mountains for kids with similar conditions. Weather was CAVU all day everywhere. The pick-up...

Oh No! We Forgot Fernando!

I had signed up for a Sunday Angel Flight. Dennis Lord would fly the first leg. We would pick up 7 year old Larry and his Dad and I would fly them to Santa Monica (SMO) where Larry would be seen by UCLA staff the next day. This was a two flight mission. Pilot #1 would...

Sometimes Driving is the Way to Go

I left KFUL on a Thursday after lunch for a meeting in San Luis Obispo (SBP) Thursday night and all day Friday. I told my wife I’d be back Friday night. Our first Winter of 2002 storm was headed to LA but hadn’t reached us yet. I took off on an IFR plan into...

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