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 […]
Brandon from Podcasting on a Plane was kind enough to read a letter I wrote to him AND read one of my AirFacts Journal articles on his show. What an honor! It really was a thrill to hear him read my words. I hope to be able to […]
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 […]
Originally posted on AirFactsJournal’s website February 26, 2020. “What do you mean you’ve never heard of Nashville hot chicken?!” I couldn’t believe that this guy – the guy who says “ten” when the server at the Thai restaurant asks how hot, on a scale of one to five, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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