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  • Transcontinental World Record Flight Route

    Posted by Michael / on 06/19/2012 / 1 Comment

    Categories: Flight Planning & Details, Alerts, Media

     

    Transcontinental World Record Flight Route

     -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Flight Day One

    Leg #01:  KCRQ - JLI - SHADI - KCHD                                       284.1 miles

    Leg #02:  KCHD - PEAKS - KABQ                                              282.1 miles

    Leg #03:  KABQ - CADVO - KAMA                                             243.0 miles

    Leg #04:  KAMA - KDTO                                                             254.3 miles

    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Flight Day Two

    Leg #05:  KDTO - KGLH                                                           311.8 miles

    Leg #06:  KGLH - KBHM                                                           211.8 miles

    Leg #07:  KBHM - KCAE                                                           281.9 miles

    Leg #08:  KCAE - KILM                                                             161.0 miles

     

    Total Flight Miles:  2,030

    Estimated Actual Flight Hours:  20.3

    Total Estimated Time from Take-off:  34 hours 22 minutes 23 ..

  • Details of the Transcontinental Flight

    Posted by Michael / on 06/06/2012 / 0 Comments

    Categories: Flight Planning & Details

     

    Details of the Transcontinental Flight

     

    On June 23rd, we are scheduled to fly Hope One from Coast to Coast from California to North Carolina.  Here is some more detailed information for you.

    The aircraft is a REMOS GX Light Sport Aircraft

    Engine:  Rotax 912 (100 hp)

    Number of Seats:  Two

    Aircraft Construction:  Carbon Fiber

    Weight of Aircraft:  Maximum of 1,320 lbs

    Average Cruise Speed:  100 kts overall

    Anticipated Altitude Cruise Speed:  110 kts

    Average Cruise Altitude:  9,500 (higher over the Continental Divide)

    Straight Line Distance of Flight:  1,954 nautical miles

    Actual Calculated Flight Distance:  2,030 ..

  • Route for LSA World Record Attempt is Announced

    Posted by Michael / on 06/02/2012 / 0 Comments

    Categories: Shot of Inspiration, Flight Planning & Details, Triumphs!, Alerts, Sponsor RSS, Media

    NEWS RELEASE

     

    June 01, 2012

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

     

     

    World Record Transcontinental Flight in a Light Sport Aircraft

     

    Denton, TX -  A Coast to Coast record attempt is scheduled to take place on June 23rd and 24th in a Light Sport Aircraft.  This will be sanctioned as both a National and World Record Aviation event.

    From his Lake Dallas office, pilot Michael Combs announced the official west to east route for The Flight which will begin in Carlsbad, CA (KCRQ - McClellan - Palomar) and will end in Wilmington, NC (KILM - ..

  • Enter the Drawing for a Torgoen Aviator's Watch

    Posted by Michael / on 05/10/2012 / 0 Comments

    Categories: Shot of Inspiration, Alerts, Media

     

    Enter the Drawing for a Torgoen Aviator's Watch!!!

     

    In late June of 2012, I'll be flying Hope One from California to North Carolina setting a new Coast to Coast World Record.  This is quickly becoming a much anticipated event that will not only celebrate aviation, but will highlight the dreams of our fans and show that anything is possible if you only believe.

    On board Hope One will be a new Torgoen Aviator's Watch that is absolutely beautiful!  This watch has dual time, a Swiss Quartz timekeeping system, a High Quality Stainless Steel Case, and is waterproof ..

  • Press Release - Combs to Speak at Sun n' Fun Airshow

    Posted by Michael / on 03/16/2012 / 0 Comments

    Categories: Triumphs!, Alerts, Sponsor RSS, Media

     

    NEWS RELEASE

     

     

    March 16, 2012

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

     

     

    Combs to Speak at Sun n' Fun

     

     

    Denton, TX - Adventurer Pilot Michael Combs is preparing his REMOS GX Light Sport Aircraft from his home base at US Aviation for a journey to Florida late next week.   He will be attending the Sun n' Fun air show which is one of the nation's largest, and is scheduled to speak four times at the event.

    "I love Sun n' Fun," said Combs.  "It is one of those events that spur ..

  • Nominate Your Airport and Become a Part of Aviation History

    Posted by Michael / on 01/17/2012 / 0 Comments

    Categories: Flight Planning & Details, Needs List, Alerts, Media

     

    Celebrating Aviation and Encouraging Others to Follow Their Dreams

    As you know, The Flight for the Human Spirit has been very interactive for our fans.  Since Hope One was unveiled at US Aviation Group, you've been able to follow each flight with live satellite tracking, see photos along the way, and even follow the live Facebook and Twitter posts actually sent from the cockpit.  As the project has unfolded we've not only set new records, but we've had a following of over 130,000 hits per day on individual flight days.  The Flight is now followed everywhere around the planet ..

  • 2012 - A Great Year of Flight

    Posted by Michael / on 01/04/2012 / 0 Comments

    Categories: Shot of Inspiration, Flight Planning & Details, Our Amazing Sponsors, Alerts, Sponsor RSS, Media

     

    As I take one final look back on 2011 and The Flight for the Human Spirit, I am amazed at how many miles have been logged behind Hope One.  This amazing REMOS aircraft now holds four world records and one national aviation record.  With nearly 30,000 miles logged and 180 airports, I have to pinch myself sometimes to remind myself that it is all real.  Of course, I just need to sit down with my log book to spend a few minutes thumbing through it to see that it really did happen.

    2011 was certainly a year to regroup ..

  • New Changes Coming to The Human Spirit Group

    Posted by Michael / on 11/03/2011 / 2 Comments

    Categories: Shot of Inspiration, Alerts

     

    New Changes Coming to The Human Spirit Group

     

     

    As you know, I've got a lot of projects in the works right now.  Some of the most notable are: 

    • 1. To set a Coast to Coast World Record in Hope One
    • 2. To set another Time over Distance Record in Hope One
    • 3. To complete the 50th state in The Flight for the Human Spirit
    • 4. To set a Time over Distance Record in a different aircraft
    • 5. To bicycle from Portland, ME to San Diego, CA
    • 6. To conduct a Symphony Orchestra
    • 7. ..
  • Combs Announces "Bike for the Human Spirit" Project

    Posted by Michael / on 10/04/2011 / 0 Comments

    Categories: Shot of Inspiration, Our Amazing Sponsors, Triumphs!, Alerts, Sponsor RSS, Media

     

    NEWS RELEASE

     

     

    October 04, 2011

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

     

     

    Combs Announces "Bike for the Human Spirit" Project

     

    Denver, CO - Michael Combs, President of The Flight for the Human Spirit delivered a moving keynote speech at the state convention for the Colorado Association of Realtors yesterday. At the end of his address he announced his upcoming projects which included three new world record attempts in aviation, three new books, and a project named:  "Bike for the Human Spirit" in which he will be bicycling from Portland, ME to San Diego, ..

  • Michael Combs to Keynote at CAR State Convention

    Posted by Michael / on 10/03/2011 / 0 Comments

    Categories: Shot of Inspiration, Flight Planning & Details, Triumphs!, Alerts, Sponsor RSS, Media

     

    NEWS RELEASE

     

     

    September 30, 2011

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

     

     

    Michael Combs to Keynote at CAR State Convention

     

    Denver, CO - Michael Combs, President of The Flight for the Human Spirit arrived in Denver yesterday to prepare for his keynote address at the Colorado Association of Realtors State Convention.  He is scheduled to speak at 9:15AM October 3rd at the Downtown Sheraton Hotel in the Plaza Ballroom.  Estimates from organizers of the event say that they are anticipating over 1,000 attendees who are not only interested in The Flight for ..

 

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