jeff trikeAerotrike Cobra 912, with a Rival-X wing.

1800 hrs as of January 2019

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  • Grand Canyon Trip, 2018 Day Two

    Last updated by jeff trike Comments (3)

    Categories: Cross Country / XC, Low & Slow Trikes, Photography

    http://www.jeffsflightlog.com/2018/2018_10_28_marble_bar10.pdf Day 2 of my Grand Canyon Trip. Marble, AZ to Bar10 RanchIt ended up being a 4.8 hour flight, starting out with a cruise up the Colorado River, below the rim towards the Glen Canyon Dan,...
  • Grand Canyon Trip, 2018 Day One

    Last updated by jeff trike Comments (2)

    Categories: Low & Slow Trikes, Photography

    I finally uploaded my flightlogs from trip out to the Grand Canyon in late October 2018. Here is Day One of the trip,7.4 hours of flight from Belen, NM to Marble Canyon, AZ with visits to Meteor Crater, Grand Falls of the Little Colorado, and the...
  • Paraglider dashboard, must have FREE Android cell phone app

    Last updated by jeff trike Comments (2)

    Categories: Tech, Equipment, Cross Country / XC

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.eb.ohrh.parawind.free&hl=en I downloaded this app and took it out for a test flight this morning.  It is fantastic.  It was developed by a paraglider pilot, but works great on my...
  • Tail Dragger Trike

    Last updated by jeff trike Comments (17)
    Could a tail dragger Trike be designed? It would be the ultimate backcountry flying machine.
  • Intermediate Syndrome

    Last updated by jeff trike Comments (3)

    Categories: Safety

    We have had a spike in relatively new pilots getting into trouble this year.  You learn a lot in the first year or two of flying, and a lot of what you learn is not in the books.  Here is a list of topics that I had to learn on my own, or...
  • Powerline avoidance strategy

    Last updated by XC Triker Comments (14)

    Categories: Safety

    A recent powerline fatality and a few near misses of my own got me thinking about what I can do to avoid...
  • Class C inner ring SURFACE?

    Last updated by jeff trike Comments (8)

    Categories: Safety, ATC & Communication

    A pilot friend of mine pointed out an interesting "loophole." The inner ring of the class C goes from the "surface" of the airport to approximately 4000AGL (rounded up to nearest 100 ft).   The Airport is up on a...
  • 2012 backcountry flying trip in Utah

    Last updated by jeff trike Comments (6)

    Categories: Cross Country / XC

    I finally pulled together my electronic scrapbook of a 6 day backcountry flying trip in Utah.  My best trip ever.  Lots of great...