Greetings fellow LSA fans! *** Welcome to Hangar Flyin’ *** I’m Jim Lawrence, *** Light Sport Editor at Large *** We’re starting this blog so you’ll have a webby place for your questions, burning issues, rants (keep ’em clean) and for when you just feel like dropping by to stay in touch. We’re up, and we’re listening. *** Let us know how you feel about the LSA coverage in the magazine and here. Hope to see you in the skies this year. *** High and safe, *** Jim *** =================================================== *** To start things off right, here’s a couple shots of the bird I trained in: *** ——— the lovely Flight Design CTLS. *** It’s a wonderful example of the new wave of LSA machines: strong, responsive, comfortable, with great range, sturdy gear and real cross country legs with its 120 knot speed and 1000 mi range. *** Into the hangar before the next storm *** Sleek, pretty and sweet to fly… *** My flight instructor John Lampson. Who says CFIs don’t rock out? He’s got his own band, Stealing Jupiter. Link *** =================================================== *** In the LSA-themed April issue you’ll find: *** detailed coverage of LSA and Sport Pilot issues I’ll introduce you to one of the big players in the industry, Tom Peghiny of Flight Design – that’s in my regular column Light Sport Chronicles We’re also running the first of a three part article on my recently completed training for the Sport Pilot License called Ticket To Ride. *** =================================================== *** U.S. Sport Aviation Expo 2009 While you’re waiting for the April LSA issue, check in here for my coverage of the first big event this year: the Sebring LSA show. Link *** On inauguration day, I’m driving down with my hang glider to Florida for this important LSA-only convention. If you can get there, don’t miss the chance to see and try out all your dream ships side by side. *** I’ll be posting shots, video and commentary daily from the show on what’s hot, who’s there and what you can look forward to in the months leading into the flying season ahead. *** I know, it’s a tough job, but… *** =================================================== *** Labels: Welcome
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