Editor's Briefing

$100 Hamburger

$100 Hamburger

Putting a finger on what exactly is “the best part” of aviation is difficult. But there is one unsuspecting activity I will always appreciate as it combines several of my favorite things (i.e. airplanes, outdoors, food) and is one of the simplest joys: the $100 Hamburger.  It’s not the “burger” itself that I love (although Read More

Great Getaways

Springtime is my favorite time of the year. Nature comes back to life, the birds are singing, and – if you listen carefully – you’ll hear the sound of Lycomings, Continentals and Pratts awakening from their cozy hangars to spool up for the year’s adventures. As we begin to thaw, it’s time to start thinking Read More

2019 Optimism

Each month my local aero club, the Wichita Aero Club (WAC), hosts a luncheon where dozens of industry professionals, pilots and city leaders congregate to foster and promote aviation, both locally and nationally. I have attended a number of these luncheons over the past few years and find it to be a fantastic networking and Read More

A New Year

Happy New Year!  2018 will always remain special to me, as it was the year I joined this publication. Over the past year, I have expressed to numerous people this is the dream job that I did not realize I wanted. I am fortunate for the experiences and people in my life that led me Read More

Editor’s Briefing: Owner-Family

In October, I had the privilege of attending the Citation Jet Pilots (CJP) convention in San Antonio, Texas. Each year, the multi-day event offers a full schedule of seminars, exhibitors and speakers surrounding Citation ownership. Though familiar with aircraft owner’s groups, I had yet to attend a convention and looked forward to better understanding the Read More