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Air Venture 2019 – Oshkosh WI

July 20, 2019 — July 31, 2019

Four gyros are planning a Saturday morning departure from T74 Taylor, Texas to Air Venture 2019 – Oshkosh, WI. Mike and Cyndi Baker will lead the way in their new Magni M16, powered by Rotax 915. James Ketchell from UK will be flying his long range Magni M16, as he continues his record setting round the world adventure. BoBo and Jeanette from Cedar Park, Texas will join Dayton Dabbs and world record pilot, John Craparo for the early morning departure from T74.

Click the TRACK THIS TRIP button to follow the groups progress.

Best wishes, Fly Safe, and have FUN!




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July 6, 2019 — July 14, 2019

An impromptu GyroTrip to Coopers BBQ in Llano, Texas. Four Gyros and about a dozen people joined in this excursion to the Texas Hill County. Some flew, some drove, and all had a good time with family and friends. What a great Day.  ENJOY THE JOURNEY!

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NEW ORLEANS – FOOD TRIP (Dec 27, 2018)

December 27, 2018 — December 29, 2018

Are you ready for some GUMBO?  The forecast looks OK for an overnight trip to New Orleans on Thursday -Dec. 27, returning on Friday Dec. 28. Reply if you want to join us. Thanks for following! ENJOY THE JOURNEY


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GyroTrips TV

August 18, 2018 — October 31, 2020




07-24-19 update:  GYROTRIPS TV

Here’s what we’re working on…..

The Gyro Hangar – a video series of visits with Dayton Dabbs, CFI who addresses everyday questions and answers about gyroplanes like how much they cost and how fast they fly, plus specific topics like cross country flying, with information designed to make you a better pilot.

The Gyro Letter – a free monthly newsletter about what’s happening at GyroTrips TV and what topics we’re working on.

Meet the Pilots – a monthly video presentation, hosted by Robert Dabbs, where you’ll get to know some of the most interesting people in the gyro world.

There’s lots of exciting stuff in store. Stay tuned for updates about launch date for GyroTrips TV.


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July 20, 2018 — July 31, 2018

This is a last minute decision to fly to AIR VENTURE 2018 with Dayton and the crew. LUCA MAGNI and a couple of folks from the ITALY FACTORY will be there, so it should be fun. Don’t know how long we’ll stay or when we’ll return. Will have my spot tracker, so click TRACK THIS TRIP tab to fly along with us. Thanks for Following. ENJOY THE JOURNEY!

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Family Vacation-GyroTrip – Broken Bow, OK (June 06, 2018)

June 6, 2018 — June 22, 2018

Dayton and his group flew over Broken Bow, OK  last year on their return flight from Oshkosh and described the scenery as the highlight of their trip. So, we’re planning a family gyrotrip on June 06 to see first hand, the natural beauty of this little lake in the hills of Central Oklahoma. Click on the ITINERARY graphic for details. Thanks for following! ENJOY THE JOURNEY

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Breakfast at The Black Walnut Cafe – KCXO – Conroe Sat – June 23, 2018

June 23, 2018 — June 28, 2018


It was quite a sight, seeing eight gyros lined up in front of The Black Walnut Cafe at North Houston Regional Airport in Conroe.  The group included three Magni M 16’s, two Magni M24’s, an Autogyro Calidus, an American Ranger, and an Autogyro Cavalon. It was a good time with friends, family, and fellow gyro pilots. Thanks for following. ENJOY THE JOURNEY!




Black Walnut Cafe at KCXO Airport in Conroe is the perfect spot for a GyroTrip breakfast. We’ll depart T74 Taylor at 7:30 AM, arriving in Conroe shortly after 9:00.  Setting aside an hour or so for breakfast and to watch planes take off and land, we should be back in Taylor by 1:00 PM. KCXO is class DELTA with two runways (14/32 and 01/19).  We can park on the ramp at Galaxy FBO, just outside the restaurant. This should be a good trip. Thanks for following. ENJOY THE JOURNEY! -Bob


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Palo Duro Canyon, TX (July 2018)

July 3, 2018 — July 11, 2018

Dayton will lead the way to the annual 4th of July Hangar Dance near Palo Duro Canyon. It’s about a 700 mile round trip from T74 Taylor.  Looking forward to good scenery and good time with flying friends. Contact Dayton if you want to join us.  Thanks for following. ENJOY THE JOURNEY! -Bob


UPDATE TUES – 07-03-18

I wasn’t feeling well on Monday, so Kathy and I were not able to make thePalo Duro trip. Here are a few pix as Dayton and the Bakers prepared to depart T74 – Taylor. 

NOTE: You won’t be able to track this trip since I normally have the spot tracker and we’re not flying. 

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Taylor, TX – Natchez – New Orleans (JULY 2018)

July 16, 2018 — July 19, 2018

Natchez and New Orleans are still two favorite destinations.  Thanks for following. ENJOY THE JOURNEY! -Bob

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Taylor, TX – Alpine – Marfa – Presidio – Lajitas – San Antonio (OCT 2018)

October 5, 2018 — October 14, 2018

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!  This should be a fantastic trip – fall weather, west Texas mountains, and the scenic Rio Grande. We’ll depart T74 – TAYLOR on Friday morning – Oct. 5 and fly to KSOA – SONORA for lunch and fuel. Then, it’s over the West Texas mountains to KE38 – ALPINE.  Saturday, we’ll make a short flight to KMRF – MARFA,  then, fly south to KPRS – Presidio and on to 89TE – LAJITAS for overnight at the Lodge. The homeward flight on Sunday will take us along the Rio Grande, some of the most beautiful scenery in Texas, with a fuel stop at KDRT – DEL RIO and late lunch at KSSF – STINSON in SAN ANTONIO. This one’s coming up soon. Post a comment if you’re planning to join us.  Thanks for following. ENJOY THE JOURNEY! 

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