“Good pilots are always learning” but this commitment is also vital for good flight instructors. To improve at anything, we must be continually curious, seeking new knowledge or inevitably cynicism and a glassy-eyed complacency set in. You know this look, 70% of US workers on the job are “disengaged”. A commitment to growth as a…
For most, this Memorial Day weekend is a respite — a time for family, friends, and beginning the summer grilling season. It is most assuredly important to enjoy and embrace our hard won freedom. However, let us not forget those who stood boldly in the hot fire of their oath, paying all of themselves to fulfill what duty required.
We put together a short video as a reminder.
For most of us, the heavy hand of these dangerous deeds is so very far away, however, the sacrifices by those, “in the arena,”ever echo in the free air of our peaceful surrounds.
Freedom of Flight
Everyone sees things in their own way… regardless, I am certain most pilots would nod in the affirmative regarding the sense of freedom found in flying. VFR flight, in particular, has in its essence a strong freeing quality.
While flying visually, you don’t need most of the instruments; through sight picture and pilotage you can successfully get where you aim. This freedom can be the sort that relieves stress, helps realign your overall perspective, and points you toward a sense of adventure— lifting you out of the mundane. Furthermore, if you love the mountains, combining aviation and the wonder of our national granite scapes — well that’s about as good as it gets.