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My First Oshkosh, Part III (Final)

“She pumped her fist excitedly into the air and shouted, “YES!”, with a little jump at the end. “Thank you,” her mom said, smiling and looking like she just dodged a bullet. I don’t think she realized her daughter had just decided her future…” Continue reading

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My First Oshkosh, Part II

“The next morning I found my logbook, my precious precious logbook… saturated. I had two choices – freak out and start crying over wet paper, or smile at the mark that would eventually dry, but forever remind me of my first Oshkosh experience… ” Continue reading

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My First Oshkosh, Part I

“I mean, I couldn’t believe it – there I was, on merely my second day of Oshkosh, shamelessly taking my shirt off in the cockpit of 79 year old DC-3… these are the things we do for aviation.” Continue reading

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July Dream Flight

This weekend was another successful Dream Flight event with Above the Clouds. I served as Flight Coordinator for a young boy named Justin, who was referred to us by Boston Children’s Hospital where he is a patient. Justin was very … Continue reading

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Harrison Ford is a Good Pilot… and I’m not just saying that because he’s still hot at 74 years old

~~~ AUTHOR’S NOTE: Quotes from Harrison Ford in the blog post below were taken directly from video that I recorded at the event. That video can be found here (not the best quality): Harrison Ford ACONE Acceptance Speech ~~~ Once upon … Continue reading

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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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