Category Archives: Hobbies

New Quicksilver Ultralight flight video is up – Still waiting for my new Garmin GPSMAP 60CSx.

Rough-cut video of a Quicksilver Ultralight Sport 2 seater with floats taking off, landing and taxiing on the snow is up and on the web for watching at the Ultralight Aircraft of Iowa site. Click on the link, “Ultralight Video”, … Continue reading

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Are you looking for a good price on a NEW Garmin GPSMAP 60CSx? I was…

I have been using GPS’s for a while now mainly Magellan models. However, thanks to a colleague and his quest for a new GPS, I became interested in upgrading to the new Garmin GPSMAP 60CSx (this did not make the … Continue reading

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More Ultralight Video Available

More videos are available on the Ultralight Aircraft of Iowa web site. If you are interested in flying, one video is about 7 minutes long and has some video taken from a two seater ultralight in flight. There are other smaller segment videos … Continue reading

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Upcoming Geminid Meteor Shower – Update

Looks like the sky will be clear here tonight for the the Geminid meteor shower. It will be a bit cool though with lows in to the single digits. Kids will not last long outside, but we will try it. … Continue reading

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Upcoming Geminid Meteor Shower

It looks like Monday December 13, 2004 will be a great night to watch the Geminid meteor shower. Check out Space.Com for more information.  They are recommending viewing times after 10 PM on Monday night with 2 AM being the best … Continue reading

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The Flying Craze

I love to fly. The only dreadful factor about flying for fun is that it is an expensive hobby. To make up for not flying, I acquire every flight simulator that Microsoft releases. The recent one is, “Microsoft Flight Simulator … Continue reading

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