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Dana Hague

Dana Hague
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A Wooden Kneeboard for Tablets

While I owned my‭ ‬Fisher FP-404‭ ‬‭(‬“Restoring a Stored Homebuilt‭,‬”‭ ‬February 2017‭), ‬I was using an Android smartphone running the free Avare navigation app for what limited cross-country flying I‭ ‬did with that plane‭. ‬As it was a wooden‭ ‬plane‭, ‬a homemade wooden holder for‭ ‬the smartphone seemed more in keeping with the wood structure […]
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Biplane Cross-Country

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