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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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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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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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Adventure Day 4, too tired for decent update

The title says it all. I’m exhausted. We put over 1,000 statute miles on the plane today flying from Ohio down to Texas. I wish I could update with something substantial, but I’m probably going to be out cold any … Continue reading

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The Monkey, and why I must make this trip

* * The following is an email I sent to my friend pleading my case for a very important mission on our upcoming cross country flight in a single engine plane (read on that here). Dear friend, Confession time. I … Continue reading

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