June 2020

Five on the Fly: Glenn Watson

Five on the Fly: Glenn Watson

WHO: Glenn Watson COMPANY: Mach Point One Aviation Photography POSITION: Owner/Photographer HOMEBASE: GTU RATINGS: ATP MEL, COM SEL HOURS: 2,500   1. Can you summarize your aviation/piloting background?    I was born into a general aviation family with my dad teaching high school aviation courses and flight instructing. But due to life, finances and a family Read More

PilotTube: Owner-pilots invite  viewers into the cockpit.

PilotTube: Owner-pilots invite viewers into the cockpit.

Premier 1 Driver: Have jet. Will travel. What do you get when you combine an experienced F-16 pilot, a Beechcraft Premier 1A jet, and a cockpit full of cameras with some creative videography and YouTube? You get Premier 1 Driver and the chance to fly “right seat” as Greg Mink travels to exciting locations throughout Read More

Piston Power Series: Piper Malibu vs. Piper Mirage

Piston Power Series: Piper Malibu vs. Piper Mirage

Editor’s note: Though neither are twin or turbine, these two make an exception to be included in this piston series.  I think the piston versions of the PA46 are some of the sweetest airplanes on the planet. They fit a nice niche between the unpressurized semi-cross country piston airplanes and the pressurized “big airplanes” that are Read More

View from Upside Down

View from Upside Down

This summer marks 10 years since I learned to fly.  In those 10 years, I have been fortunate to experience a host of unique airplanes and flying, but one of the most fun (and eye-opening) experiences occurred just earlier this year when my husband Jared and I visited Patty Wagstaff Aviation Safety in St. Augustine, Read More