Factory Fourty

Havens Aero has recently been blessed with the opportunity to support Diamond factory-new acceptance and delivery flights for airplanes with new homes in the U.S. Midwest. Although it’s a relatively short distance geographically, international borders, limited airline schedules to non-hub airports and importing aircraft to the U.S. always has it’s challenges…

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Why We Preflight. Every Flight.

After a May acceptance flight and June departure attempt, Alex and I were frustrated with this Ercoupe mission that finally took off near the end of July. After getting the bugs worked out, this tuned into a fun trip where I was able to get started a day early and enjoy a leisurely pace on the way to Texas (while still flying very fully day, this timing took about a half day longer) to spend short overnights with friends in Lawrenceburg, TN and Fort Worth, TX. Arriving on schedule, Alex and I enjoyed a nice acceptance flight around the Ercoupe’s new home in Spicewood, TX before I made my way home.

KCAK – KPHD – KPMH – I96 – 2M2 – KCKM – F51 – KFWS – 88R
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