My friend, CFII, and fellow food lover was on the Opposing Bases podcast. Twice!

Ron took me on as a student pilot way back in November of 2017 and he stuck with me through my Private, Instrument, and Commercial ratings. We shared a lot of good times and plenty of food in those couple hundred hours so there’ll be more of Ron to come on this page. Until then,Continue reading “My friend, CFII, and fellow food lover was on the Opposing Bases podcast. Twice!”

“I’m Just Trying To Keep My Lunch Down”

Originally published on Air Facts Journal’s website June 19, 2019 After working as a professional aviation mechanic/avionics tech for the past 23 years, I finally fulfilled the lifelong dream of becoming a pilot. I earned my Private Pilot Certificate in July 2018. My ten-year-old son, Elias, asked me relentlessly throughout my training to take him flying,Continue reading ““I’m Just Trying To Keep My Lunch Down””

Feeling Helpless on my Second Solo Cross-Country

Originally published on Air Facts Journal’s website August 22, 2019. y first solo cross-country was mostly uneventful – my instructor flew the route with me on a Monday, then the following Friday I flew it solo after my navlog and flight planning were blessed. It was a thrilling flight because I was out of theContinue reading “Feeling Helpless on my Second Solo Cross-Country”