One of the BEST camping flyins in the country | Reklaw, Texas

Every year in the sleepy town of Reklaw, the Flying M Ranch comes alive for their annual fly-in. Hundreds of airplanes (and a few helicopters) camp the weekend away in East Texas for non-stop low approaches, great bbq, and a few cervezas. In 2016, The Flying M Ranch...

Bellanca Viking Partnership

Bellanca Viking Partnership

Owning a plane, any plane, is kind of like having children. When both ideas are created, the parties have little to no idea what they are getting into. No matter how much you plan, both have unexpected costs. Having one will take you on a rollercoaster of emotions....

Review: Beacon Cafe

Review: Beacon Cafe

Finding a Hundred Dollar Hamburger venue can be one of the greatest joys of flying. It gives you a reason to fly while putting food in your belly - a win-win. Today we tried out Beacon Cafe, which used to be Rio Concho off the taxiway of Hicks Field in Fort Worth,...

Review: Austin Helicopter Tours

Review: Austin Helicopter Tours

Two friends recently purchased a short flight with Austin Helicopter Tours and invited us along for a ride. We arrived at a small grass strip in East Austin on a sunny and slightly windy day. The helicopter we were flying was a R44 and was extremely clean and well...

First Solo Flight

First Solo Flight

It has been 17 years since I first experienced solo flight and it feels like just yesterday. Growing up in an air ambulance company based out of Meacham Field I was given the pedigree and environment to take up aviation at a young age. Soloing an airplane at 16 was...

An Ode to the Flying Milk Stool

An Ode to the Flying Milk Stool

Could the Tri-Pacer be the best bang-for-your-buck airplane on the market…ever…of all time? Let’s get some performance characteristics out of the way: N2957P - (www.flightaware.com/live/flight/N2957P) Lycoming O-320, 150 HP 4-Place, IFR capable Cruise - 100 KTS Fuel...

It’s a Good Day to Fly

It’s a Good Day to Fly

Today was a good day to fly! It is always fun to avoid the Thanksgiving I-35 traffic from Austin to Fort Worth by taking the Seneca. A major shout-out to Bill for picking us up! 2526Q (www.flightaware.com/live/flight/N2526Q) cruises at a blazing 190 knots (with a...

An Aviation Family

An Aviation Family

So my name is Chase, I am an avid aviation enthusiast and amateur pilot (B- at best). My parents own and operate Lifeguard Aeromed (the site you are currently visiting). We will be using this webspace to share general thoughts, news, our passion for the aviation...

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