“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”