Tag Archives: Success

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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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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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 2, National US Air Force Museum

Not much time to write. One of the other pilots arrived to Dayton late last night, so we are going to meet up for breakfast in a few minutes and then head to the airport to check out the plane. … Continue reading

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Adventure Day 1, Murphy’s Law dictates my life

There’s a guy named Murphy and he does this really annoying thing of making sure that what can go wrong in my life, will go wrong. We’ve had a fairly mild winter up in the northeast this year… a few … Continue reading

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