Category Archives: Aviation

Fuimos a Culebra

Puerto Rico has a tiny island off the east coast named Culebra and for far too long it’s been on our to-do list to visit. Time to go! We splurged on an airplane commute, departing from Ceiba on the east … Continue reading

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From Oshkosh to Arecibo

Being from Wisconsin makes you pretty cool in the aviation world. It doesn’t really matter the rest of the time. haha This is simply because the EAA Airventure fly-in every summer at the Oshkosh airport is one of the biggest … Continue reading

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Abandoned airplane

Continuing our pursuit of all things aviation we finally found the elusive abandoned airplane in Aguadilla. I say elusive because a Google search yielded spotty information as to the whereabouts and how-to’s of how to view this ghost of a … Continue reading

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Size Matters

So during that flight I made this week, I told the instructor that I wouldn’t fly across Lake Michigan in a Cessna 172. And he chuckled at me! I’m not a wimp. In that moment with the instructor, I forgot … Continue reading

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Me: Caribbean Fly Girl

I  first wanted to become a pilot when I started watching the cartoon Talespin in 1990. I was 11 years old. Trips to Oshkosh Airventure and watching the planes takeoff and land at our closest little airport, Timmerman, inspired me. … Continue reading

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Fighter jets: Dead and Alive

So, our weekend was filled with fighter jets. This dead one parked at the Parque Tomas Palmares in Dorado. Except it was closed when we arrived. Boo. The next day was the Air Show featuring the Thunderbirds!! (Cue AC/DC music … Continue reading

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Cross country solo

Trevor and I have been longing to get back into aviation for a while now. Now that the kids are older we probably could find some time to stay current, but so far Puerto Rico has seemed aloof in the … Continue reading

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What airlines ought to tell us…read and learn

Our family of four schlepped 5 pieces of luggage, 2 car seats, 4 heavy carryons, 4 backpacks, and 2 gate checked strollers. We couldn’t even move it all ourselves without a porter. I joked, “I hope the plane takes off!” … Continue reading

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