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  • Press Release - Combs to Debut Music for Flight at AOPA Summit

    Written by Michael / on 10/04/2013 / 0 Comments

    Categories: Alerts, Media

     

    NEWS RELEASE

     

     

    October 04, 2013

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

     

    Combs to Debut Flight Music at AOPA Summit

     

    Corinth, TX - Michael Combs who became the first Sport Pilot to fly a Light Sport Aircraft into all fifty states announced today that attendees at this year's AOPA Airportfest will be the first to hear some of his latest compositions.  While speaking about The Flight for the Human Spirit, Michael's music will fill the background.

     

    "This is a first for us, but I'm really excited for the opportunity that the attendees will ..

  • Press Release - Combs Concedes Transcontinental Flight to Weather

    Written by Michael / on 09/06/2013 / 0 Comments

    Categories: Flight Planning & Details, Alerts, Media

     

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    September 06, 2013

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    Combs Concedes Transcontinental Flight to Weather

     

    Corinth, TX - Michael Combs who became the first Sport Pilot to fly a Light Sport Aircraft into all fifty states announced today that the amount of daylight hours available to flight his REMOS aircraft from Coast to Coast is too short.  The World Record attempt has officially been put on a "hold" status until next spring.

     "Oh sure, it's a disappointment" said Combs, "but we just didn't have favorable weather to safely make the flight ..

  • 23 Common Questions about The Flight for the Human Spirit

    Written by Michael / on 06/18/2013 / 0 Comments

    Categories: Flight Planning & Details

     

    Q & A - Flight for the Human Spirit

    Transcontinental Flight

     

    •1.        What is the Transcontinental Flight?

                    The Flight will take off from Ontario International Airport in Ontario, CA.  The scheduled route distance is 1,931.5 miles which will be subject to change due to weather, fires, or other occurrences.  The Flight will end at Charleston International Airport in Charleston, SC on the day after the take-off from California.

     

    •2.        What are you flying in?

                    The aircraft is a REMOS GX Light Sport Aircraft.  It is built in ..

  • Press Release - Combs Announces Route for Transcontinental Flight

    Written by Michael / on 06/13/2013 / 0 Comments

    Categories: Shot of Inspiration, Flight Planning & Details, Alerts, Media

     

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     June 13, 2013

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    Combs Announces Route for Transcontinental Flight

     

    Corinth, TX - Michael Combs who became the first Sport Pilot to fly a Light Sport Aircraft into all fifty states announced today the route for his next World Record Flight.  The Transcontinental Flight will take off from Ontario, California and touch down on the East Coast in Charleston, South Carolina.  Covering a total planned distance of 1,931.5 miles it will include seven fuel stops including Chandler, AZ; El Paso, TX; Midland, TX; Denton, TX; Greenville, MS; LaGrange, ..

  • Press Release - Combs Completes Epic 50 State Flight

    Written by Michael / on 10/05/2012 / 2 Comments

    Categories: Shot of Inspiration, Triumphs!, Alerts, Media

     

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    October 01, 2012

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    Combs Completes Fifty State Journey in a Light Sport Aircraft

     

    Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii - When Michael Combs landed his aircraft at the Kaneohe Bay Airshow yesterday it marked the completion of an ambitious mission to touch down in all fifty states in a Light Sport Aircraft.  The event was celebrated by a record attendance crowd while Michael performed in the airshow.  "You are witnessing history today folks" stated the announcer as the wheels of the REMOS aircraft gently touched down in front of the main ..

  • Press Release - Combs to Complete 50 State Adventure

    Written by Michael / on 09/17/2012 / 0 Comments

    Categories: Shot of Inspiration, Triumphs!, Alerts, Media

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    September 17, 2012

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    Combs to Complete 50 State Adventure in a Light Sport Aircraft

     

    Lake Dallas, TX -  Michael Combs set out several years ago to fly an aircraft into all fifty states.  At that time, he didn't have a pilot's license and began The Flight for the Human Spirit with nothing but a dream.  Since then he has flown his REMOS Light Sport Aircraft named "Hope One" into 49 states, has logged over 40,000 miles, and landed in over 200 airports.  His message of "It's never, EVER too late ..

  • Combs to Speak at AirVenture 2012

    Written by Michael / on 07/17/2012 / 1 Comment

    Categories: Alerts, Media

    NEWS RELEASE

     

    July 17, 2012

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    Combs to Speak at AirVenture 2012

     

    Lake Dallas, TX -  As a fan posted on The Fight for the Human Spirit's Facebook Page, "Is it that time already?"  He was referring to the annual AirVenture Air Show held in Oshkosh, WI that will attract over ten thousand aircraft and thousands upon thousands of fans of aviation through the gates during each of the seven days that it is open.

    One of the highlights of the show this year will feature the aircraft "Hope One" which will be ..

  • Thunderstorms, High Winds Could Not Stop Transcontinental Flight

    Written by Michael / on 07/06/2012 / 0 Comments

    Categories: Shot of Inspiration, Triumphs!, Alerts, Media

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    July 05, 2012

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    Thunderstorms, High Winds Could Not Stop Transcontinental Flight

    Denton, TX -  A Coast to Coast flight in a Light Sport Aircraft met more than its share of adverse weather as it successfully flew from Carlsbad, CA to Wilmington, NC.  Michael Combs with Flight Assistant Daniel Routh arrived at Wilmington International Airport before noon, less than fifty hours after departing the West Coast in an effort to set a new world record.

    The flight successfully departed Carlsbad with low cloud ceilings within minutes of the 7:15 PDT cutoff time signifying ..

  • Delayed Take-off Was Delayed for a Reason

    Written by Michael / on 06/25/2012 / 1 Comment

    Categories: Flight Planning & Details, Triumphs!, Media

     

    Delayed Take-off Was Delayed for a Reason

    As anyone who has ever flown can tell you: "there can be no predictability when it comes to flying."  Whether you are flying on a large commercial jet, a powered parachute, or a private single engine aircraft, there are elements that are always present which are naturally prone to keeping you on the ground.  Mechanical concerns, the physical or mental condition of the pilot, and even operations at the airport all take a back seat to the number one reason why flights are cancelled or delayed:  weather.  It is weather that determines ..

  • Ten Ways that You Can Participate in Aviation History

    Written by Michael / on 06/19/2012 / 0 Comments

    Categories: Flight Planning & Details, Alerts, Media

     

    Ten Ways that You Can Participate in Aviation History

    by Michael Combs

     

    At last week's airshow in Denton, TX I had a lot of people ask how they can follow The Flight for the Human Spirit as we attempt to set a new Transcontinental World Record this weekend.  There has never been a time when encouragement was needed by so many around the world, and it seems as though our message of never EVER giving up is gaining a lot of attention.  We are truly proving that anyone can do whatever they set out to do if ..

 

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