Position Report

The Risk-Reward Analysis Just Because You Can, Should You?

It was a dark and humid mid-October night in northwest Arkansas. A low-pressure system was straddling the state, immersing the region in moist, dense air. Numerous rain showers had moved east leaving behind a low raggedy cumulostratus cloud deck that evening.  My husband and I had just finished dinner when we heard the growl of Read More

When You Can’t Lose
That Nagging Feeling

You couldn’t ask for a more perfect day. A languid, high-pressure system bathed the central states in unseasonably warm temperatures, clear skies and light winds, an unusual reprieve for early December. It was an ideal day to move my aircraft from its home field in Rogers, AR, to Columbia, MO, to start a major avionics Read More

The Hangar Hunt

The Hangar Hunt

Northwest Arkansas is known for its backcountry flying experiences with 64 airstrips within an 80-mile ring. Quick, what’s the toughest thing you’ve ever had to do as a pilot?  Master the NDB approach with a fixed card ADF during your instrument training? Survive your first type rating at FlightSafety? Flight plan a trip into the Read More

“The World Turned Upside Down”

In many ways it feels like we’ve been living the words from the popular musical “Hamilton” in Act 1. According to legend, which is further propagated in the Broadway production, the British army band played an English ballad entitled “The World Turned Upside Down” during their retreat at Yorktown in 1781.  The siege of 2020, Read More

Make the Most of Your Moments

I don’t know about you, but it’s been a long month.  When the quarantine started, I had big plans. If I couldn’t fly, I would dig in and improve my knowledge on a wide range of aviation topics. Perhaps begin the bookwork on a new rating or start an article I’ve been meaning to tackle. If Read More