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3 Legs Completed!

733nm down, 1,600nm to go. Tuesday’s flights went better than we could have hoped for. The wind was gusting 25 on departure from GFK, but it was right down the runway. Then it sat on our nose for the next four hours. That was a long flight. We climbed high

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Follow Kali on the Air Race Classic

The race start is tomorrow morning at 8am! During the next four days, you can follow my progress in the air race here. On this page you will see a link to Maprogress where you can track my team (Race 3) live. A note of caution: Sometimes this map has glitches,

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Tech Inspection Complete

This morning we finished our aircraft tech inspection and pilot credentialing. Grand Forks has perfect weather and (maybe) the northern lights tonight.

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Luscombe Arrived KGFK

1,063mn, 15+ hours of bumping along at 4,000 ft msl, and the Luscombe is finally tucked safely in a hangar at Grand Forks, ND. Robin Laws and I are so excited for the Air Race Classic to start on June 20th. A special thanks to Kent Jackson for joining me

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2023 Air Race Classic Route

START – GRAND FORKS, ND (KGFK) Grand Forks International Airport welcomes the Racers to the Start of the 2023 Air Race Classic! If you will be arriving from Canada, you can clear Customs right here at GFK. Avflight, the fixed base operator (FBO) will provide fuel and quality service during your

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Meet the Team

Pilots Meet Kali:  Kali is Partner here at Jetlaw, LLC. She is a commercial pilot and flight instructor. Race #3 competed in the 2018 Women’s Air Race Classic from Sweetwater, TX to Fryeburg, ME. Logging more than 40 hours on the trip, Kali and her race partner Jess Murphy had a blast

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Spring Cleaning: Dust Off That Aircraft Insurance

Aircraft insurance is generally a necessity, however, all too often, once the initial policy is bound, the policy finds itself in the back of the lowest drawer of the filing cabinet.  It is common for us to get calls about what coverages “should” exist, but when the event or cause

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Dealing With an Aircraft Tax Audit

The Key to Surviving a Tax Audit Preparation is the key to surviving a tax audit and receiving a “no change” letter acknowledging that your tax returns were proper.  Aircraft operators know that the FAA doesn’t believe that an inspection occurred unless the paperwork proves it.  The IRS won’t believe

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