Sometimes I’m what we in aviation call a “slam-clicker.” That means I let the door slam when I get to my hotel room and I click the lock right behind it, not emerging until my shuttle time the next day. I’ve said before that I’m not a runner, but that really just means I have … Continue reading LAX Beach Day Surprise!
I finally freaking soloed! Me hamming it up in the flight deck after my solo. That’s right. I did everything by myself. I successfully took off and landed without my instructor in the airplane with me. He was on a hand radio to keep in contact with me though. You know, just in case. It … Continue reading Time for a New Shirt: Why we cut shirttails after first solo flight
I don’t really fancy myself as a horror writer, but let's see if I can scare you real quick. It’s a beautiful day. The sun is shining, heating your face to a perfect 78 degrees Fahrenheit, a slight breeze offering the perfect complement to your day. To top it off, it’s blowing directly down runway … Continue reading The ABC’s of an Emergency
Did you know the FAA has a checklist that every single pilot should use before every single flight? Well, they do. It's called the PAVE Checklist.
There's tons of article covering how to afford flight school, but none are truly viable. Here's actionable advice to help pay for flight school.
I freaking love dodgeball. One of my personal mantras I live my life by is, “Always participate when asked to play dodgeball. When participating, always win.” It’s kind of funny though because I haven’t been invited to play dodgeball in quite a while. It’s been so long that I think if I actually threw a … Continue reading Now We’re Flying! How to do S-Turns
There's something really cool about flying. I can't explain it, but airline pilots always seem like the coolest people in the room. Here's how you can be that person.
Ever wondered how airplanes actually fly? It's not like the magic of Harry Potter in the Wizarding World, it's physics, or Muggle Magic.
Some crazy aviation bug bit you too? So, what's next: You do a discovery flight! Here's what usually goes on in my experience.