I’m often told that my travels sound exotic and exciting — and sometimes they are. But if you’d like to know what true adventure looks like, let me tell you about a little trip a friend of mine took. Read more →
Why Choose Business Aviation?
I’m often asked why one would choose business aviation over the airlines. It’s a good question. Read more →
Bearing in Mind
While NDBs are becoming rare, the bearing pointer skills used to fly them are extraordinarily useful, both as a mental exercise and in practical 21st century IFR operation. Read more →
Paranoia Pays Off
Normally, paranoia is considered unhealthy. As it pertains to flying, however, in my experience a moderate dose can go a long way toward keeping trouble at bay. Read more →
A Dream Deferred
Did the admirers and pilots of the early 20th century ever worry about aviation’s future? I doubt it. Read more →
Alone, Overseas–and Clueless?
Third-party flight planners can be worth their weight in gold. They can also cause migraines if you don’t remain sufficiently involved in the planning process. Read more →
Radiation Exposure in Business Aviation
A recent Harvard study highlights the increased incidences of cancers among flight attendants and notes that flight crew are exposed to the highest ionizing radiation dose of all U.S. workers. Are business jet crews any better off? Read more →
The Chicken or the Egg?
The GA ecosystem is at a tipping point. There simply aren’t enough instructors to address the pilot shortage using the current system… but that doesn’t mean the problem can’t be solved. Read more →
Connecting the Dots
Everyone talks about the airlines, but corporate aviation has its own pilot population shortages, too. Read more →
STARs are like a box of chocolates — you never know what you’ll get. Some arrival proedures are elegant and well-designed. Others? Not so much. Read more →