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Subject: The cross country that wouldn’t end

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Picture of the Day: Happy engine, happy life

Gary Lanthrum submitted this photo and note: "On final to Ryan Field (2MT1) in Montana, you want your engine to be happy. There really aren’t any viable options if you can’t land on the airport’s grass runway."

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The cross country that wouldn’t end

Flying home from EAA AirVenture Oshkosh should have been simple. But weather forced this Skywagon pilot on the cross-country flight that seemed like it would never end.

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Checkride ends before it begins

The engine went quiet for a moment, almost like it skipped a beat. Then within three to five seconds later it happened again.


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