Yoga 2 Pro BSOD [Solved]

Here’s the situation: I’ve had a Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro for a few years. i7 top of the line model. It has been a great machine. This laptop came with Win8 on it. Never had a problem. With the upgrade to Windows 10 came all the great changes to Windows, but one inconsistent problem: many Read More

Halloween Turnout Low

It is kind of funny. When my kids were smaller, we’d get together with other families and pull a trailer full of hay and kids around the neighborhood for our big night out of trick-or-treating. Either one of the parents had to stay behind to service the door, or we’d leave a bowl by the Read More

The EHR Disconnect

A few days ago, one of my children had to visit the emergency room. Sparing the drama, there was a need to see a specialist and have an ultrasound accomplished. A urine sample was also taken, but we were told we could leave before the results were found. In the day of electronic health record Read More

Flight Box XM WX Compared

FlightBox is a DIY-ish ADS-B solution based on the Stratux open source project. You can read my first use impression here. Last week I put my FlighBox / AVNav EFB (Android) through a rigorous test flying from the east coast to Colorado. For a quick review of my equipment: Single engine aircraft Garmin GNS430 Aspen Read More

Taming the ADS-Beast

Oh yes, I came up with that title while cleaning some goo out of my smoker…just made some tasty ribs. Anyhow, in general aviation, ADS-B is a thing…a looming thing. My current setup is this – GNS430 (not WAAS), old King transponder, Aspen 1000 unit that receives XM WX. I’ve been looking at what to Read More