The House of Rapp

Big Brother is Watching

Posted by in Aerobatics, Aviation, Law, Safety

As pilots, it’s worth remembering that virtually all aircraft contain computerized devices, even if they’re just portable ones. They’re everywhere, and they record things that can come back to haunt us later.

The Emergency You Get

Posted by in Aviation, Safety

Experience shows that the emergency you get isn’t always the one you’ve trained for. It’s worth thinking about no matter what you fly.

Banned from the Store

Posted by in Aviation, IFR

Some guys insist on flying IFR everywhere, regardless of destination or weather. I’ve always preferred VFR flying when it helps expedite things. That’s never failed to pay off… until today, when I found myself locked out of my favorite Las Vegas airport.

Fortune Cookie

Posted by in Aerobatics, Aviation

My fortune: “Confucious say, you are much admired for your adventurous ways”. Thanks, Mr. C….