April 2012

Here's a fun little news tidbit. Jeanne MacPherson, master flight instructor writes, (www.mountainairdancellc.com), "I recently had the great privilege of introducing Craig Fuller, President of AOPA, to Montana backcountry flying." [caption id="attachment_18849" align="aligncenter" width="425" caption="AOPA president, Craig Fuller"][/caption] And Craig's blog response...

Stephanie Deckro is based at KSQI, Whiteside County Airport, Rockfalls, Illinois. [caption id="attachment_18814" align="aligncenter" width="425"] Stephanie Deckro[/caption] My day job is interior design and have owned my own design business since 1993.  I always wanted to learn how to fly. So in 2005 I signed up for the ground...

Who would guess - there's a day called "Poem in Your Pocket Day" and it just happened to be this week. (You can learn a lot listening to PBS while driving to work!)  The day slid by unnoticed on the blog but it got me...

Amelie Windel is based at Little Gransden (EGMJ), United Kingdom. [caption id="attachment_18656" align="aligncenter" width="425"] Amelie Windel with her Laser 230[/caption] Amelie is a 21 year old aerobatic pilot with a lot of ambition and determination. At the young age of 16 she not only got her pilot's license...

Rowena Mason is based at Santa Paula Airport (KSZP), Santa Paula, California. Rowena just keeps checking them off her "must fly" list! Fun news from Olmsted Aviation, Santa Paula, California, March 12, 2012. "Congratulations to Rowena Mason on her successful completion of our S1 Checkout, which concluded...

Here's a topic of monumental importance - SHOES! Is it odd that I have a closet full of them but there's only ONE pair good enough to fly an airplane in?! Heck no, there's more to great flying shoes than meets the eye. They have to...

Abbie Parsons is based at (5D6) Parsons Airport, Carrollton, Ohio, is 16 years old and just soloed!! Abbie lives on the family airport and her dad, uncle, grandfather & sister all fly. [caption id="attachment_18584" align="aligncenter" width="425"] 1st Solo![/caption] "We wanted to share these photos with LadiesLoveTaildraggers." [caption id="attachment_18585" align="aligncenter"...