Learning Experiences

July 2016 Issue

Three Strikes

It was a Labor Day weekend; my wife and I were anxious to attend the local street fair, as we did every year. Weather was hot and muggy, which was not uncommon for late August in northern Illinois, so we planned to do our shopping early. I had 99.6 hours in my logbook; at 100 hours, my insurance rate would drop. So I planned to get to the airport and fly early that morning for a half-hour, then get home and go shopping.

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