The Hangar Hunt

The Hangar Hunt

Northwest Arkansas is known for its backcountry flying experiences with 64 airstrips within an 80-mile ring. Quick, what’s the toughest thing you’ve ever had to do as a pilot?  Master the NDB approach with a fixed card ADF during your instrument training? Survive your first type rating at FlightSafety? Flight plan a trip into the Read More

“The World Turned Upside Down”

In many ways it feels like we’ve been living the words from the popular musical “Hamilton” in Act 1. According to legend, which is further propagated in the Broadway production, the British army band played an English ballad entitled “The World Turned Upside Down” during their retreat at Yorktown in 1781.  The siege of 2020, Read More

Make the Most of Your Moments

I don’t know about you, but it’s been a long month.  When the quarantine started, I had big plans. If I couldn’t fly, I would dig in and improve my knowledge on a wide range of aviation topics. Perhaps begin the bookwork on a new rating or start an article I’ve been meaning to tackle. If Read More

Therapy for Trying Times

Therapy for Trying Times

As I write this, we are living in unprecedented times. The COVID-19 pandemic has swept through the world and is picking up momentum in the United States. It has not only changed how we travel and fly, but how we live our every day lives. As the majority of us attempt to isolate ourselves, some Read More

Flying It Forward

For the past 30 or so years, March 8 has been celebrated as International Women in Aviation day, which coincides with the day on which the first woman, Raymonde de Laroche, earned a pilot’s license in 1910. The point is highlight and bring awareness to the achievements of women in all aviation career fields over Read More