Last Minute Pilot Gifts: 10 Ideas to Consider

0 Comments 19 December 2013

Not to rub salt in the wounds, but Christmas less than a week away. Thanks to the logistical marvels that are UPS, FedEx, and even the good old USPS you’ve still got a little time left to order online. Failing that, you’ve got just under 6 days to find something in town. So, now that […]

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Pilot Gifts: 2013 Edition

0 Comments 26 November 2013

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 […]

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10 Last Minute Gift Ideas for Pilots

0 Comments 15 December 2012

At this point, I’m sure you’re in a rush trying to wrap up your Christmas shopping. The good news is that you’ve got about 5 days left to order online and I’ve got 10 things that will put a smile on a pilot’s face. I’ve tried to stick to 3 budget categories, which I’ll call […]

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Gifts for Pilots: The Aviation Gift Guide 2012 Edition

0 Comments 22 November 2012

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 […]

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A little housekeeping and a few things to check out

1 Comment 05 October 2012

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 […]

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7 promising roadable aircraft projects

1 Comment 19 June 2012

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 […]

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

4 Comments 15 May 2012

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 […]

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Final production F-22 delivered to its home in Alaska

0 Comments 08 May 2012

Last December, the final production F-22, tail number 4195, rolled off the line in Georgia and entered a lengthy test program. The flight home Last week, on the second of May, testing was completed and the aircraft was accepted by the Air Force during a ceremony at Dobbins Air Reserve Base. After the ceremony, it […]

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What Michael Bloomberg can teach us about buying aircraft

0 Comments 24 April 2012

Do you like airplanes? What about helicopters? If you like both, and I’m sure you know where this is going, for the low, low price of only about 5 to 30 million dollars you can buy an AW609. Well, more realistically, you can buy a spot on the waiting list with 70-some people like the […]

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I’m making some changes

0 Comments 13 April 2012

I’m afraid of something. Before I address that directly let me say, I’m sure you’ve noticed a bit of silence around here lately. I hope you have, but that’s actually what I’m afraid of. See, the thing is I’m not so happy with the stuff I’ve put out here in the last while. Don’t get […]

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