Friday morning in Homebuilt Camping at Sun 'n Fun

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Comment by John Austin on May 6, 2015 at 12:51pm

Guess you could, Ted ... it also makes a great shady spot to put a chair, kick back, and relax!

Comment by Ted Taylor on May 6, 2015 at 10:17am

I have to admit I'm seeing a high-wing advantage here: You can take off and land without ever moving your tent.

Comment by John Austin on April 30, 2015 at 11:23am

Enjoyed meeting you, too, Sam! Weren't the folks at Homebuilt Camping wonderful? It was really a great experience. We had really good weather going home Friday - had slight headwind at times but still managed about 82 kts on average. Have fun "Slatless!"


Comment by Samuel McNair on April 30, 2015 at 7:57am

John; It was great to meet you at Sun N Fun!  I hope your trip back went well. I fought WX every leg it seemed. That is one fine looking 750 you have. My slats come off and the VGs go on this weekend.

Sam McNair (in the 801 next to the tent).

Comment by Walt Snyder on April 26, 2015 at 7:51pm
I forgot, that's right. The pilot in the Gulf Stream gave her a private tour and when she got out and got in John's the first thing she said was "I'd rather be in your plane".

Sharp kid...
Comment by John Austin on April 26, 2015 at 7:32pm

Walt - you didn't tell the best part ... Kelli said she much preferred the STOL 750 to the bizjet sitting across from us on the ramp!

... and I'll have you to know that lime green shirt is an "official" Sun 'n Fun t-shirt!  Those folks in Florida definitely have good taste when it comes to color! Ha! 

Comment by Walt Snyder on April 26, 2015 at 5:51pm

John, looks like you had a blast!


My daughter Kelli flying with the steely eyed pilot John Austin several weeks ago. She's laughing because he confirmed he also has lime green shirts and underwear to match his plane.

Kelli giving John his check ride which allows him to carry other pilot's daughters. Tougher than a CFII check ride. He passed with flying colors. 

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