August 2019

Saying Goodbye to My Mustang

Saying Goodbye to My Mustang

    I’m still not ready to admit you’re gone. We traveled together from coast to coast. Sometimes just the two of us. Streaking through the morning skies. On our lofty perch at 410. We could communicate without speaking. I knew when you had enough. Like trying to climb heavy and hot. Others couldn’t quite Read More

The Problem with Juneau

The Problem with Juneau

I am sitting in the left seat of a King Air 300 simulator configured for the Runway 08 departure from the Juneau Airport (PAJN) in low IFR conditions. I have the power up and the airplane rolling only to find the simulator (unlike a real King Air) has more rudder pedal sensitivity than a Pitts Special Read More

Five on the Fly: Matt Stringfellow

Five on the Fly: Matt Stringfellow

WHO: Matt Stringfellow POSITION: Managing Partner HOMEBASE: Chicago Executive Airport (Old Palwaukee, KPWK) RATINGS: ATP, CFI, CFII, MEI 1. Can you describe your introduction to general aviation?   I took my first flight when I was 13; it was a tour of Boulder, CO, where I grew up. From there, I was hooked and used the money Read More