The House of Rapp

Solo: The Abandoned Column

Posted by in Blogging in Formation

No matter how dog-eared and scuffed it may get, an aviator’s logbook is invariably one of his or her most prized possessions, the decimal-based journal of a life lived in the clouds. Yet in this venerated document, there’s one quirky column which lacks appreciation and respect even among pilots; every logbook on the market has a space for this data, yet virtually no one uses it beyond primary training. It’s a shame, because it records one of the purest forms of flying.

Aviation Myths, Part 1

Posted by in Aviation

My three-part series on aviation myths starts with: logging IMC, flying without charts, perfect eyesight, TBO, and owner-produced parts.