Manage episode 278637549 series 2824417
In this episode, Michael takes you on an epic 1,090 mile journey from Orange County, CA to Sherman, Texas in his open cockpit Waco biplane. Michael and his friends son, Danny, who is learning to fly, gets the experience of a lifetime flying with Michael in his beautiful open cockpit Waco biplane for 12.5 hours of stick and rudder time. Experience what it was like to fly a 1935 designed aircraft, when even a gentle 10 knot crosswind made for a formidable challenge. You will find out what it takes to fly an open cockpit Waco in instrument conditions out of John Wayne Orange County (KSNA) before dawn, fly across the Arizona and New Mexico deserts when its nearly 100 degrees, fly over Possum Kingdom and into the Dallas Forth Worth, Texas area for a night landing at 9 pm on a hot summer day in 2020.