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Perini Ranch Steakhouse – Abilene, Texas – Sat- Sept. 18, 2021

September 9, 2021 — September 15, 2021
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This trip has been updated – see below.

JOIN US for  this GyroTrip to Perini Ranch, the #3 Steakhouse in Texas located  in Buffalo Gap near Abilene.  Owner Tom Perini is said to be one of the 24 reasons people love TEXAS.

8:00 AM – HANGAR BKFAST – T74 Hangar E6

8:30 AM – Pilot’s Briefing

9:00 AM – dpt T74 for KABI – Abilene

1:00 – LUNCH – Perini Ranch Steakhouse – Buffalo Gap Texas – See MENU on DETAILS page

4:00 – dpt KABI

Hope you can join us – Thanks for following.




A Day in Pictures – Alamo Springs Cafe – Sat – Nov. 6, 2021

November 5, 2021 — March 31, 2022
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Dixie-Delta GyroTrip – Taylor Texas to New Orelans

October 9, 2020 — October 11, 2020
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Hurricane DELTA on the way to Louisiana-Miss-Florida this weekend.

The dates are FRI – OCT 9-SUN – OCT 11. Click TRIP DETAILS button to see tentative schedule and waypoints (just above the MAIN BANNER).  Hampton Inn & Suites Convention Center New Orleans is our offical hotel. We do not have rooms blocked off, so each pilot should make their own reservations. We’ll depart T74-Taylor at  7:00 AM – Fri – Oct. 9.  Email or let Dayton know if you’re planning to join us.


Boerne Stage Airfield – Kris & Ray’s Excellent Adventure

November 7, 2020 — November 18, 2020
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Ray Hancock and Kris Kelly are hosting a GyroTrip at Boerne Stage Airfield 5C1 in the Texas Hill Country on Saturday – Nov. 7. Kris will lead a 9:30 morning flight from Boerne Stage over the lakes and canyons with a return to Boerne Stage for a Hangar BBQ lunch around noon.  For anyone wanting to fly as a group from T74 Taylor, we’re planning to depart T74  at 7:30 AM. Thanks to Kris and Ray for hosting this event. This should be fun!



August 7, 2020 — August 21, 2020
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The rescheduled GYROS & BBQ trip is all set for SAT – AUG 08.  We’ll be filming a video “trailer” as part of a pitch to THE EXPLORERS CLUB and THE DISCOVERY CHANNEL. We’ll gather at T74 in Taylor at 7:30 AM, then fly to Llano, Enchanted Rock, The Canyons, Lake Travis, and Downtown Austin.It should be a fun day. I’ll post any changes here,  on the site. Restaurant operating at 50% capacity – bring mask. See you Saturday!

Annual Gyroplane Fly-In – Dublin, Texas 9P0

March 7, 2020 — March 18, 2020
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Dublin St. Patrick’s Day Fly-In canceled due to weather.

Annual Gyroplane Fly in – Dublin, Texas 9F0

Saturday – March 14, 2020

Mark Your Calendars

We’ll meet at 8:00 AM in Temple, Texas – KTPL where we’ll join up with Mike and Cyndi Baker before flying to Dublin. The annual fly-in includes a gyro flyover downtown and the St. Patrick’s Day parade in Dublin, along with food and activities.. Let me know if you’re planning to go and I’ll add you to the group.


July 6, 2019 — July 14, 2019
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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!

NEW ORLEANS – FOOD TRIP (Dec 27, 2018)

December 27, 2018 — December 29, 2018
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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


GyroTrips TV

August 18, 2018 — September 30, 2019
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A lot of activity is going on behind the scenes for GyroTrips TV. When we launch on Oct. 25, 2019, our two main shows will be THE GYRO HANGAR with Dayton Dabbs and MEET THE PILOTS with Robert Dabbs. This is just the beginning for GyroTrips TV to what we hope will become a source of information and entertainment for the gyro community. 

Thanks for following. ENJOY THE JOURNEY!


July 20, 2018 — July 31, 2018
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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!