Jet Journal Feature

Jet Journal: Flying for a Cause – Part 3

Part 3: The “Who” of Charitable Flying This month we will be concluding our three-part series on charitable flying. In the first article, I made an effort to convince you “why” you would want to be a volunteer pilot, and then in last month’s edition I did my best to explain how the process works Read More

Jet Journal: No Fly Zone

Jet Journal: No Fly Zone

Fitness to Fly: IMSAFE KBKL – 29 Dec 16 – 2250L – 26023G32KT 6SM -SN BR SCT012 BKN021 OVC026 01/M02A. The Aircraft: 2012 Citation 525C CJ4, 6 SOB. Crew: Owner-pilot. The passengers: his wife, two sons, a neighbor girl and her dad. The trip: a one day out-and-back for a basketball game. Last radar contact: Read More

The Reason Why

When reviewing and polishing the techniques and skills of flying, we often lose sight of the reason behind our pursuit of excellence. The goal is NOT to become as good as we can possibly be at performing a maneuver. Rather, it should be to understand WHY the maneuver is important. That is the element that Read More

Spring Training

Spring Training

Professional baseball players have required annual training, which is commonly completed in the spring in a warm, sunny location, on green grass and with attractive onlookers staring admiringly through the fence. Jet pilots also have required annual training, but it almost always scheduled in some frozen, dark mid-western state in the middle of winter, or Read More