Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Around the patch in a SuperfortressMy most memorable flying experience was on September 20th, 2011, when I got my copilot checkout in Fifi, the only flying Boeing B-29.
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Is the impossible turn, in fact, possible?Over the years, I've made frequent mention of a controversial number: "safe turnaround altitude."
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
A Whole New Flying World
Even though ski flying doesn’t require an endorsement, it’s critical to get instruction firstA fellow pilot once asked, "How long does it take to check out on skis?"
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Battle Over Frigid Seas
In the Sea Shepherd’s mission to find and stop whaling ships, the helicopter is keyAviation has always been a part of my life, but only recently has it become my profession.
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Excellence In Execution
Learn from your mentors, and be a mentor yourselfI've dedicated my entire adult life to the art form of air-show flying.
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Emergency Maneuver Training Changed My Life
Why spins and unusual attitudes are good for all of usWhile working as a waitress at the local airport restaurant, I met and married the owner of CP Aviation, Clay Phelps.
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Inspiration To Africa
Building general aviation in Ghana with Medicine on the MoveDuring World War II, I was a ferry pilot, flying military aircraft for the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA).
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
From Spitfires To Mosquitoes
Flying for the Air Transport Auxiliary during World War IIDuring World War II, I was a ferry pilot, flying military aircraft for the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA).
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Balancing Skill, Entertainment And Safety
When it comes to air show safety, the U.S. has it nailedI’m an air show pilot who’s known for making my performances look dangerous.
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
I Did It!
First solo in the Cessna Skycatcher LSAOn a cool, crisp and calm October morning, I finally took my first solo flight. It was amazing! My journey to this point started almost three years before, in early 2007.