Hangar Community

The word “hangar” can conjure many different meanings to different people – storage, workplace, hangout, shelter, man cave, retreat – or in some cases – home. It’s amazing the multiple titles and sentiments that can be applied to this one simple structure. But, of course, we all know it is what is inside and around Read More

Five on the Fly: Jed Johnson

Five on the Fly: Jed Johnson

WHO: Jed Johnson COMPANY: Pilatus Aircraft POSITION: Chief Pilot HOMEBASE: KBJC RATINGS: FATP, CFII, MEI HOURS: 11,300 1. Can you summarize your aviation background?   My father got me exposed to aviation. He worked with VanDusen, AAR and Duncan Aviation, so we traveled in GA aircraft a lot when I was growing up. I followed a Read More

Misfueling Discussion

“It really doesn’t matter if you are the smartest pilot in the world, or have the most endorsements in your logbook, at the end of the day, it still comes down to diligently checking every box.” I want to thank our readers who reached out to me following my December editor’s briefing, “In Honor of Dr. Read More

Five on the Fly: Kandi Spangler

Five on the Fly: Kandi Spangler

WHO: Kandi Spangler COMPANY: jetAVIVA POSITION: Sales Director HOMEBASE: Denver, Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (KBJC) RATINGS: PPL, Instrument HOURS: 850 1. Can you describe your aviation background?  I first fell in love with aviation in 1992 after experiencing a nighttime training flight in a C172 with a high school friend of mine. So, I borrowed money Read More

Bahamian Gem

This issue we highlight winter escapes – something I think about a lot during a January spent in Wichita, Kansas. My parents were fond of winter escapes, and growing up we were fortunate enough to partake in many. Looking back on my childhood, I find it incredible that I didn’t realize how much of a Read More