I am a tactless, jobless miscreant who retired at 40 and is having serious trouble filling the time. Rudderless doesn't even begin to describe my predicament.

CFI, CFII, MEI. A&P IA. BPPP Instructor. Ex-Flight School owner. Ex-"Beech Center of Excellence" owner. Ex-participant on Beechtalk. Thrice. :D

Turbine curious, but how on earth do you justify owning, say, a Merlin when you don't even have a place to get a $100 hamburger?

Tootling in the clouds in a IO-550 converted D55 Baron. Vroom vroom.

Accused of Sanctimony, but not to my face.
October 8
Alameda, CA
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Mike Brannigan
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