Cloud 7 Flying Club Blog

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GTN 650 is here! (Updated)

GTN 650 is here! (Updated)

It's here! Our first installs of the new Garmin GTN 650 navigator have been completed in C172 N65045,  C182 N735LL, and C210 N761SP. Next up is C172 N54589, which will be completed by July 24. The rest of the fleet will be completed in August. Current members, now is...

Garmin GTN 650 Is Landing At Cloud 7 This Summer

Garmin GTN 650 Is Landing At Cloud 7 This Summer

At the Cloud 7 special meeting on May 29, the membership approved a motion to perform a fleet wide replacement of our GNS 430W navigators with Garmin’s next-generation GTN 650. The first units will be ordered in early June, with one of our C172s scheduled to upgrade...

A fresh new paint job for one of our 182’s!

A fresh new paint job for one of our 182’s!

N96418 received a fresh new paint job this January!  Down with the old look, in with the new!  Here is the story: Owning an airplane has more in common with owning a classic car than with owning a late model minivan.  When a car gets to be 8-10 years old, many would...

Aviation adventures for your summer!

Aviation adventures for your summer!

Hello fellow aviators.  After that brutal abomination we call winter, hopefully all of us are revving our engines to go flying this summer.  This month, I thought I'd share some of my photos depicting some new adventures you may wish to check off your bucket list. ...

Twin City Cloud 7 Newsletter – March 2014

Twin City Cloud 7 Newsletter – March 2014

Spring is near! Go Fly!   Annual Check Rides. Make sure if you have not completed your annual check ride to contact your favorite instructor.  If you have not completed your ride, you will be locked out from scheduling on April 1st until your annual check ride is...