Listen to Your Body

Listen to Your Body

It is every pilot’s worst nightmare to lose their medical certificate. Outside of achieving ratings, a valid medical is the gatekeeper for a flying career. And rightfully so with regard to the safety of flight, but it also a privilege to hold one from a life wellness standpoint. From personal experience, I lost mine after undergoing Read More

Attitude: The Theory of Everything

Attitude: The Theory of Everything

After having flown with hundreds of pilots over the years, I’ve noticed huge variations among the group as it pertains to each individual’s innate ability, dedication to precision and attitude toward their continued education and thorough training.  While some pilots are truly naturals when it comes to stick and rudder, others are masters of the Read More

The Speed of Stupid

The Speed of Stupid

 For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. – Newton’s Third Law During my time as a professional pilot, I was amazed how frequently Newton’s third law of physics was proven. And just how often Newton’s “ghost” revealed itself in the aviation world. I found that the compound effect of that particular theory mixed Read More