The folks at Twin & Turbine magazine were kind enough to publish an article I wrote. When you’re moving up to a jet from a piston airplane, there are a few things to think about regarding the maintenance of that fire-breathing, kerosene burning speed machine. You can read […]
Here’s my submission in the March issue of IFR Magazine for their “On The Air” page at the back of the magazine. Is it wrong that I always read the back cover first?
I was 25 or 26 years old before I got to sit in the left seat of a jet and start the engines. Elias is half that age and twice as excited. He came to work with me one day and, as luck would have it, I needed […]
And it’s illustrated by Barry Ross. I don’t think it could get any better. You can read the full story on Plane & Pilot’s website here.
I was flying right seat on an arrival back into CLT a while ago, and as we were descending, the controller asked us to “maintain 280 knots in the transition.” That was a new one on me. As is my custom, I looked at the guy in the […]
My former flight instructor, Ron Horton, is a very quotable guy. He picked me up as a student when I was about halfway through my Private Pilot training. On one of our first lessons, he told me, “Just so you know, this is all purely for my entertainment. […]
September 2001 was when Joe and I first met in Greensboro, NC. I started working second shift as an avionics technician at the Cessna/Citation Service Center – Joe had already been on that shift for a year or two. We hit it off pretty quickly and have been […]
I should’ve known better than to fly on April Fool’s Day, but it was only a few weeks before my Commercial ASEL checkride and I needed to get the maneuvers a little tighter, my flying a little smoother, and my confidence a little higher. I managed to pull […]
After working for two and a half years on my private, instrument, and commercial ratings, I knew I was stepping into a whole new world when I was ready to start my multi-engine training, I just didn’t know HOW different it would be. I just assumed that the […]