Category Archives: Aviation

Every Time I Land a Plane, I’m a Bad@ss

“BAM, that’s how that shit is done!!!” I texted out shortly after landing in Norwood (KOWD) Sunday morning. Every time I land a plane, I feel like a total badass. Every time I land a plane perfectly, or near perfectly … Continue reading

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Night Flight with The Monkey

CLICK HERE for backstory on The Monkey. ~~~ Flying… it’s definitely a drug. If I were to ever OD on something, I’d want it to be aviation. I’ve been working ’round the clock the last few weeks. I’m passionate about what I … Continue reading

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Above the Clouds with JetBlue

Rolling into a small local airport, you’re almost always guaranteed to see two things… old men and equally old planes. A wave is created every time something outside the norm happens – a pilot has to make more than one go-around, a warbird lands, … Continue reading

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A little Vineyard, a little Blue

Looks like I have one last aviation-infused weekend coming up before I go off the grid for a month. On the menu: Saturday – Flying a new pilot to Martha’s Vineyard for lunch. Will be curious to learn whether I’ll be … Continue reading

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Surviving a Plane Crash in Water

AUTHOR’S NOTE: After making this post, with the permission of Survival Systems USA, a longer, more refined version was accepted for publication in Plane & Pilot magazine.  ~~~ “Brace, Brace, Brace,” I repeated in my head.  Knowing impact was imminent, I … Continue reading

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Simulate a plane crash?

I read this article in the New York Times a while back and became intrigued – Need better workplace morale? Simulate a plane crash. The short of it is that somewhere in Connecticut is a place that will put you … Continue reading

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Adventure Day 6, Part II – Flight to Grand Canyon and beyond

After a morning of playing in the flight simulator, my friend had to skip off to a meeting for a while. I spent the next few hours bumming around the airport. Was a beautiful place to bum around… After lunch, … Continue reading

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