To Osh or not to Osh!

Well that’s what many Canadian General Aviation pilots were contemplating this year as to whether to attend the mother of all fly-ins, the 2021 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh (known mainly as Oshkosh) and arguably the world’s greatest general aviation (GA) event. Every year tens of thousands make the pilgrimage journey from across many continents to Oshkosh […]

Carb Heat

Norm was doing the walkaround on the Maule. It was late winter; the snow was mushy even in the morning. The Maule was on skis and tied down to the lake with ice screws used by mountain climbers. He was mumbling “carb ice” and making sure I heard it. Overly concerned, I thought. We had […]

Your Plane

It’s an early blue-sky morning with not much wind, as I recall. I’m sitting in the Maule. The engine has stopped, and I’ve just collided with a 172. The right wing has ridden over the 172’s red cowl and rests at the windscreen root. At the dock, moored by its right float, the side where […]