It’s no secret that I’ve been a big fan of Brandon Gonzales’ dulcet baritone since the first time I heard his first episode of Podcasting on a Plane. I was ecstatic when he asked me to narrate an article that I wrote for Plane & Pilot, so I […]
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. […]
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, […]