Turbo Skyhawk JT-A

OSH14 Days 1 & 2: 500lbs of Jet-A for my Skyhawk, Please

It’s that time of the year when half a million people converge on beautiful Oshkosh, WI for Airventure. Day 1 is in the bag and day 2 should be nearly done when you read this. I’m not there, though I wish I was, but I’m making big plans for next year. To be honest, I’m […]

Read More
Cessna 162 Skycatcher

So Long Skycatcher: No More Cessna 162

As you may have heard, it seems Cessna is getting out of the LSA business. This recent announcement pretty much clears up exactly what CEO Scott Earnest meant when he indicated the Skycatcher had no future at the NBAA convention in October. How you feel about this really depends on your take on Cessna and […]

Read More
pilot gifts

Pilot Gifts: 2013 Edition

It’s that time of the year again. You know, the one where you glance at the calendar and realize you’ve got less than a month to get all your holiday shopping done and then have a heart attack, because you don’t know what to buy anyone. This can be made all the more problematic when […]

Read More

Gifts for Pilots: The Aviation Gift Guide 2012 Edition

In the U.S., today is Thanksgiving and we all know what that means–Black Friday is fast approaching. Well, alright it means a lot more than that, but Thanksgiving has long since become the beginning of the buying rush for Christmas. So, unless you celebrate another holiday, you’ve got a little over a month to buy […]

Read More

A little housekeeping and a few things to check out

As I’m sure you have noticed, it has been a while since I last posted. I’d like to say I was busy flying or working, but truthfully, I’ve not been that busy and I haven’t flown in a while. The real reason behind this conspicuous silence is dissatisfaction. I’ve always strived to deliver the best […]

Read More
4588016913_b982568a92_o (1)

7 promising roadable aircraft projects

1. Terrafugia Transition You can’t really talk about flying cars, or roadable aircraft to be more precise, without mentioning the Terrafugia Transition. It’s been chugging along for a while and it is one of the most developed designs. It had its first flight in 2009 and since then has undergone lots of testing and a […]

Read More
Cessna 21693 cockpit

Roger, Roger. What’s our vector, Victor? | Technique Tuesday

Today’s post is inspired by conversations born out of Sporty’s post The 7 deadly sins of radio communications. When I initially weighed in, I hadn’t actually read the post, but I have now and I encourage you to do the same. What actually prompted me to weigh in were questions regarding the phrase “roger.” In […]

Read More