A Family Adventure


Tyson, Emilie & Isaac

A turning point

July 17, 2022
Emilie Phillips

Another day out gliding. Another day trying to check off boxes on the checklist. The instructor rotation had come back around to Eric, an instructor I had the very first day. I remembered having fun soaring with him then. For today, I wanted to practice tow plane signals and emergency procedures. Ravi was towing. He […]

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Back to the glider checklist

July 10, 2022
Emilie Phillips

After two weekends (June 5th, June 25th) dedicated to thermalling instruction, I was starting to enjoy myself. But on the 25th, it had become quite clear that I needed to work on flying the pattern and landing. So, this weekend, I brought out the big checklist again. To keep it fun, I decided one flight […]

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Spurwink

July 10, 2022
Emilie Phillips

It is good to get back to traditions from before covid. The annual Spurwink fly in was one of them. And this year was their 25th year. Tyson and Isaac went. Jim (neighbor) and Mike (former neighbor) got there first. Mike was the 25th plane to arrive. He got a ribbon to celebrate the 25th […]

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Island Bob Memorial Breakfast

July 9, 2022
Emilie Phillips

For many years, the owner of August Field in NY has hosted fly in breakfasts. The flying community knew him as Island Bob to distinguish him from several other Bob’s in the area. He passed away this spring. In tribute, folks held one last breakfast at his airstrip on the Hudson River. Tyson and a […]

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We like sea kayaking in big waves, landing our airplanes off-airport, skiing in the wilderness, and more. Check back next week to hear about our family’s latest adventure.

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