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When I’m not writing for aviation magazines, I share posts about my flights, products I’m testing, and new things I’m learning.

First Officer Responsibilities in the Real World

First Officer Responsibilities in the Real World

First Officer responsibilities and duties will vary based on the operation or outfit the pilot is flying for, and a few sites have descriptions of what to expect as a First Officer. And, there is also the real world that the First Officer lives in. This is a summary...

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Flying to Loreto, Baja California, Mexico

Flying to Loreto, Baja California, Mexico

Flying to Loreto can be an adventure if your fuel tanks aren't up to the challenge! We've flown to Loreto a few times now, most recently being with Baja Bush Pilots (highly recommend you join them as a member). Lola, Dad and I departed Montgomery IFR after...

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PAST and COMBATS: Multi-Engine Rating Memory Items to Know

PAST and COMBATS: Multi-Engine Rating Memory Items to Know

Stepping up to a Multi-Engine Rating as a pilot is exciting. You get more power, range, and double the things that can go wrong with two engines. Yay! A crucial part of learning to fly a twin aircraft is knowing what performance is like with an engine quits. There are...

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Mountain Biking and Flying – What Could be Better!

Mountain Biking and Flying – What Could be Better!

October 2020 - Grand Canyon Arizona Jane and I have been flying with our bicycles since 1981, and have loved every minute of it.  From our first time carrying full size bikes in our small Grumman Cheetah, Piper Seneca II, Piper Meridian, Cessna 172s, and now, carrying...

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