Tips from a former broadcaster to take your radio work with ATC next-level.
Category Archives: Flight Instruction
Can You Learn to Fly?
What brings us all together is that sense of exploration, adventure, and wonder when we look up to the sky and know we must be there.
CFI Update: Right Seat Landings, an epiphany!
CFI Update: Right Seat Landings, an epiphany! .0524. Drop me a line when this has meaning for you.
Pillars of Disdain (Article+Podcast)
You do read your FAR-AIM by candlelight, right? Just you, the FARs, and smooth jazz on the record player.
Spin Endorsement, T-34 Mentor & CFI Update
I didn’t know they had a T-34, I thought. This looks like just the right thing for my spin endorsement. After all, it’s aerobatic, it’s got warbird flavor — the works.
Checklists & Pre-takeoff Mnemonics
Some years back. . .after I had been flying for a while, I became increasingly frustrated with the stodgy way in which I oriented to the checklist. I was committed to using it, but I felt like something was missing.
How Big is the Sky? (Birdstrike)
The undeniable breath of reality rushes in and demands to be breathed. The universe seems to demand an explanation of why you’re up from your perch.
A Tale of 2.1 Flight Instructors
Go ahead and try it. Channel your inner Sean D. Tucker. Seriously, go to the bathroom mirror right now and begin practicing, “yeah baby!”
The Courage to Fly
“[…] learning to fly and the people involved — changed my life. They changed the way I see myself… they changed the way I see the world.”
Discovering Aviation Flying lesson in the P-51 Mustang
The engine roared to life, and I realized — there was no turning back.