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  • Press Release - Combs Completes Epic 50 State Flight

    Posted 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

    Posted 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 ..

  • Thunderstorms, High Winds Could Not Stop Transcontinental Flight

    Posted 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

    Posted 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 ..

  • 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

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    June 01, 2012

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    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 - ..

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

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

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    March 16, 2012

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    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 ..

  • 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

     

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    October 04, 2011

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    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

     

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    September 30, 2011

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    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 ..

  • Combs Sets New Aviation World Record in LSA

    Posted by Michael / on 07/13/2011 / 0 Comments

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

     

    NEWS RELEASE

      

    July 09, 2011

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    Combs Sets New Aviation World Record in LSA

     

    Branson, MO - Michael Combs touched down in Branson, MO at 11:41 CDT today setting a new World Record as he flew his REMOS Light Sport Aircraft from Ft Worth, TX.  The record was sanctioned by the National Aeronautical Association, (NAA) and was for Time over Distance in this class of aircraft.

    "I can't believe it" exclaimed Combs as he stepped out of his aircraft named "Hope One."  "It feels fantastic, and quite an accomplishment.  ..

  • Last Thoughts Before The Flight

    Posted by Michael / on 07/08/2011 / 0 Comments

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

     

    Last Thoughts Before The Flight

     

    As I sit in my office, my mind is filled with thoughts and images of the last few days.  The e-mails, phone calls, charts reviews, and flight data all seem to melt into one constant blurred image, but yet they all point to one thing...this flight is really going to happen.

    Few people know that I've been planning this particular flight leg for years.  It has been as much of a calling to me as The Flight for the Human Spirit itself.  I've thought of flying from Denton to Branson over and ..

 

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