Did the admirers and pilots of the early 20th century ever worry about aviation’s future? I doubt it. Read more →
Tag: general aviation
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 →
A Tragic Pile of Twisted Metal
What’s worse than having your pride-and-joy destroyed in an accident? Obliterating it yourself… on purpose. Welcome to the world of 21st century liability concerns. The real losers: our children. Read more →
How Low Can You Go?
SoCal airports are seeing huge declines in activity. Is there any hope for the future of general aviation? Perhaps, but it might have to come from a place you might not expect: your neighbor’s garage. Read more →
Non-Commercial Landing Fees
It’s a good thing everyone who flies is filthy rich, because the imposition of landing fees for small non-commercial aircraft continues, this time at Hilton Head Island Airport in South Carolina. Read more →
Is Flying Safe?
Is flying safe? Every passenger wonders, and for good reason. I take a candid look at risk management in the world of general aviation and discuss a few ways to turn the odds in your favor. Read more →