Jul 23, 2017 – Part 135 and Moving

I promise – I’ll get back to flying in a blog or two. I trust that progress on N833DF is getting out of the blocks, but have to be focused on getting everything else done for a moment. Good News: … Continue reading

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Jul 15, 2017 – N833DF, Oshkosh, Part 135, and Moving

I am hoping that at some point in the next year – I’ll get to post something about my first flight in a real Westwind or Astra jet. Instructors make solid contacts here, and there are opportunities that could be … Continue reading

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Jun 25, 2017 – Change is inevitable

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Moving 1: I moved into my new hangar over the weekend. It is the nicest one I’ve ever had, and the folks working for Sussex County at the airport deserve Kudos for sure. I’m wondering if the timing might be … Continue reading

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Jun 11, 2017 – I’m back with news of the restoration….

Several of you have noticed that I significantly slowed down my blog writing over the past few months. That certainly is true. I’m just now getting back to putting this post together and anxious to share more of the cool things … Continue reading

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April 23, 2017 Ground School Solo

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FlightSafety The FlightSafety process for getting instructors online in equipment new to them is to train them as a client; have them observe the training of other clients (see the material a second time and watch for instructor technique); practice … Continue reading

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Jan 31, 2017 – The Casual Observer

Things are moving along rapidly in my new instructor career.  The classroom and simulator training as a client earned me an initial type rating in a jet. Going through the same course as an observer watching a client repeat the … Continue reading

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Jan 14, 2016 – Flying to the Edge of the Envelope

I like the title, but I admit that it’s overly dramatic. The envelope I’m talking about is my own personal limitations. Trying hard to learn jets and to do this professionally once more, I can only drawing parallels to my … Continue reading

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Dec 19, 2016 – Back in Ground School

I’ve talked about wanting to work at FlightSafety for a very long time. The idea of spending my days at an airport, or flying someone else’s airplanes into my golden years, has always been appealing to me. Engineering and management … Continue reading

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Dec 4, 2016 – Pending Volunteer Flights

I’m working hard to get my airplane back on it’s new tires and out flying again.  Angel Flight has been calling, and I promised to call them when I’m back. Also received two word of mouth calls to move cancer … Continue reading

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Nov 5, 2016 – Intensive Annual Continues

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It will be easier to write about the intense annual I’m in the middle of when it’s all done. For now, I can add some flavor to what we’ve found thus far. Taking apart something so dear to me is … Continue reading

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