Month: November 2015

Mönchengladbach visit with friends

November 10, 2015

The mild autumn weather seems not to end in 2015, temperatures keep flirting with 20° celcius although we’re mid November. Weather is also fine with clear skies. Reason enough to plan a nice Sunday flight with two friends from the Hasselt region. This time, I planned a flight with a Cessna 172SP (OO-LVA) from Genk-Zwartberg…


My 5 year old son Alejandro in the co-pilot seat

November 2, 2015

There was a strange weather last weekend. In Belgium, plenty of sun and in nearby Luxembourg, plenty of fog. Lucky for us that we stayed the weekend in Belgium. Our son Alejandro received an invitation of my wife’s parents to spent the week in their house nearby Brussels, together with his two nieces. A good…


Hobbs time and Tach time & hourly flying prices in Europe

November 1, 2015

I retrieved a good description of the difference between Hobbs and Tach time which I like to share over here Hobbs Time In most planes, the Hobbs clock is started and stopped based on an oil pressure switch, so it starts when the engine starts, and stops when the engine is shut-down. While it’s running,…