Let It Roll
Air show pilot Patty Wagstaff won the U.S. National Aerobatic Championships three times and is a six-time member of the U.S. Aerobatic Team. She's also a flight instructor, consultant on television and movie projects, and flies an OV-10 Bronco for Cal Fire as an Air Attack Pilot during California's fire season.
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Birds Of A Feather
Flying with your birdWe're all part bird, aren't we? We have wings, but unfortunately they're only a steely imitation of the real thing.
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
When Procedures Fail
Learning the lesson the hard wayPilots are a conscientious group. We do preflights, use checklists, and respect our physical and technical limitations.
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Include, Don’t Exclude
A look at some of the deterrents to flying and what can be done to reverse themWe all love stories of how people are seduced by aviation, but it's just as interesting to know what keeps them out.
Monday, December 5, 2011
The great American road trip...or is it?The faster I go, the harder I want to pull back on the yoke. The grey turns into blue, and all I see is sky.
Wednesday, November 30, -0001
The Life Of An Air Show Pilot
When you love what you do, is it work?If you love what you do, you're not really working, but being an air show pilot is a mixture of hard work and hardly working.