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Tyson, Emilie & Isaac

Fall Flight to the Beach

November 11, 2018
Emilie Phillips
updated December 12, 2018

Back in November when we were installing the new propeller on my RV-4, Mike invited us to take a break and fly to Chatham MA for lunch with his friends. The unknown friends didn’t tempt me much, but Chatham looked interesting. The town of Chatham is at the southeastern bend in Cape Cod. It has […]

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Early morning ski down the Alexandria

December 2, 2018
Emilie Phillips
updated December 5, 2018

The early season snow has been good this year. Cardigan Lodge measured 21 inches at their stake. We were already headed to Cardigan for a ski leader training day, and Tyson’s parents could watch Isaac. We decided to stay the night so we could ski a lap before the meeting. The forecast predicted snow Saturday […]

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Catto composite propeller on my RV-4: installation and first flight

November 10, 2018
Emilie Phillips
updated November 28, 2018

I upgraded my RV-4 to a Catto propeller for better performance, quieter cruise, and more ground clearance. My old propeller was a Sensenich. Old: Sensenich 70CM6S16-0-79 New: Catto Semi-custom 2 blade 3 blade Aluminum Wood core, glass/carbon composite 70″ diameter x 79″ pitch 66″ Diameter x 70″ Pitch 35 lb (approximate) 13 lb My engine […]

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First ski trip of the year

November 17, 2018
Emilie Phillips
updated November 21, 2018

It snowed 7.5 inches at home for the first snow storm in southern New Hampshire. Pinkham Notch reported 13 inches at their snow stake — 5 inches of new snow on top of the existing base. Time to go skiing. In response to the snow, a bunch of AMC ski leaders posted they were going […]

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