Plane Talk - December 9 - Plainview Daily Herald

Plane Talk - December 9 - Plainview Daily Herald

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FRIDAY: Med-Trans flew to Covenant Hospital to pick up a patient and flew to Lubbock and back in their Jet 407 407 helicopter. A customer flew out of Cleburne for fuel and flew to Clovis, New Mexico on his Cessna 172 Skyhawk , Tyler Gann flew in the Piaggio P-180 Avanti Prop-Jet to New Orleans, Louisiana. One customer came back from Memphis with his Bellanca Viking.

SATURDAY: A customer flew in from Cameron for fuel and then flew to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Wichita Falls in his Beech Debonair. Tim Hardage returned from Fort Worth and Georgetown in his pressurized Baron Beech 58. A customer flew in from Hot Springs, Arkansas, with his Propellerjet Turbine 802 Air Tractor to fuel the night. Med-Trans flew to Clovis, New Mexico to pick up a patient, then flew with their Jet 40 helicopter Bell 407 to Amarillo and back.


SUNDAY: John Grande flew locally in his Cessna 172 Skyhawk. A customer came from Artesia, New Mexico, to get fuel, and flew to Roanoke in his Cessna 210 Centurion. A customer flew in place in his Cessna 182 Skylane. Ronnie Robbins flew in his Piper Supercruiser on site. A customer flew from Fort Worth to fuel in his Cessna 182 Skylane. One customer flew out of Lubbock and then returned to Lubbock on his Piper Meridian plane. Southeastern Oklahoma University flew out of Durant, Oklahoma, for fuel on a cross-country ski run and flew back to Durant in their Cessna 172 Skyhawk. Ron Lowe flew in his Ercoupe on the spot. One customer flew from Orlando, Florida, to a short gas station, and then flew to San Jose, California, at a Cessna 680 Citation Sovereign. One customer flew out of Camden, Arkansas, to get fuel and then drove his experimental RV-7 to Lordsburg, New Mexico and Phoenix, Arizona.


Monday: Larry Driskill has flown in for maintenance from Lubbock and later returned to Lubbock in his Citabria. Dr. Bernhard Wolf flew with his Bellanca Viking to Bay City. Dr. David Alger flew with his Bellanca Viking from Lago Vista for an annual inspection. A customer flew with his Beech A-36 Bonanza from Lago Vista for fuel, picked up David and flew back to Lago Vista. Tyler Gann returned in New Orleans, Louisiana, with the Piaggio P-180 Avanti jet. Cody Williams double-edged Renee Wilson in his Cessna 172 Skyhawk. Bill Anton flew in his Mooney site. A customer flew out of Louisiana for fuel and flew in his Beech Baron to Las Vegas, Nevada. One customer flew from Hobbs, New Mexico, to fuel and later to Hobbs in his Experimental RV-7A. David Patterson flew to Lubbock in his Beech V-35B Bonanza to pick up Mike Hutcherson and returned to Plainview. A customer flew in place in his Aeroneca Chief. One customer flew from Las Vegas, Nevada, to get fuel, and flew to Florida in his Piper Apache. A customer flew from Dallas for fuel and flew with his Cessna 210 Centurion to Artesia, New Mexico. A customer flew with his Cessna 172RG Cutlass from Sedona, Arizona to spend the night.


TUESDAY: Tim Hardage flew to Fort Worth and back to his pressurized baron. Martin Transportation flew in from Longview to pick up a passenger, then returned to Longview with his Cessna Citation CJ3. One customer left for Florida with his Cessna 172RG Cutlass. A student flew to Cessna 172 Skyhawk. Ken Dominy flew his Bellanca Viking from Albuquerque, New Mexico for annual inspections. Tony Sobol flew from Albuquerque, New Mexico, picked up Ken and flew back to Albuquerque with his experimental RV-8A. A customer flew from Weslaco for fuel and flew with his Cessna 421 Golden Eagle to Angel Fire, New Mexico. A customer flew from Lubbock to touch and left, then back to Lubbock in his Piper Seneca. A customer flew from Fort Worth to fuel and later flew back to Fort Worth in his Piper Cherokee 180. One customer flew to Lubbock and back to his Bellanca Viking. De Juan Strickland flew in from Amarillo for maintenance, then returned to Amarillo in his Beech V-35 Bonanza.

WEDNESDAY: Martin Resources flew in from Longview to quickly turn on fuel, dropped off a passenger and then flew back to Longview on his Cessna Citation CJ3. Danny Lambert flew in his Super Decathlon spot. One customer flew to Henderson, Nevada in his book A-36TC Bonanza. A customer flew from Decatur for fuel and flew with his Cessna 182 Skylane to Albuquerque, New Mexico. Trey Weathers, pilot of Barr Air Patrol, flew from Bartlesville, Oklahoma, then flew to Libby, New Mexico to patrol the pipeline, and later returned to Bartlesville in the Cessna 182 Skylane. Tim Hardage flew to Georgetown in his pressurized Baron Beech 58. Jeff Johnson flew in from Floydada to pick up a passenger, then flew to Abilene to drop the passenger and returned to Floydada in his Beech Duke. Rick Jaffe flew with his Aerostar from Amarillo for an annual inspection. Gary Mack drove Rick to Lubbock for his flights to Houston and New York LaGuardia and back to Plainview. One customer flew from Telluride, Colorado, to get fuel, then drove his Austin to Austin with his Cirrus SR-22.

THURSDAY: Med-Trans flew to Covenant Hospital twice to pick up patients, and then flew to Lubbock and back with their Jet 40 helicopter Bell 407 on both occasions. The Texas Farm Bureau flew from Waco to refuel quickly, pick up a passenger and then return to Waco on its Beech 200 King Air Prop jet. Dr. David Wright flew to Horseshoe Bay in his Beech Bonanza. Eddie Barron traveled to Amarillo with his Bellanca Viking after an annual inspection.

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