Holding instructions

I'm the president of our local pilot's association. We were supposed to have our board meeting this evening via Zoom, but decided to postpone it for a few weeks until we can see some sort of light at the end of the tunnel. Our Vice President Skip, a flight instructor, responded to my email with:... Continue Reading →

Sonex Virtual Fly In

Adding to the virtual airplane workshop stuff from earlier today, there are some Sonex folks who are mourning the Sonex Fly in being cancelled. The decided to do their best to do it online. Sure, it wont be quite the same, but a community is a community and they should be together whatever way they... Continue Reading →

The Mark Watney Move

Looking for some fun news in these "trying times"? Look no further than your friendly neighborhood kids at NASA: The Futurism.com headline reads, "NASA Fixes Mars Lander By Telling It to Hit Itself With a Shovel". They should call this the Mark Watney move. Follow the project on Twitter and the Official Website.

A Year with the Tiger

Five years ago tomorrow I had my first flying lesson. In the four years following, I had a grand total of 120 hours in my logbook, and half of them were the first year. For those of you who might be wondering, that's really not a lot. It wasn't exactly by choice- given the opportunity... Continue Reading →

Friday Fun: Your own two place jet

Sonex aircraft introduced an affordable (everything is relative) single seat jet a few years ago. Just this week they've announced a 2 place version of the same model. Expected completed cost is around $140k. While mostly impractical, it's hard to argue that this thing wont be at least as much fun as the single seat... Continue Reading →

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