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Many thanks to lady taildragger pilot Kristyn Blocher for creating this inspiring and timely blog post. Kristyn is a Commercial, Multi Engine, Instrument pilot and Cessna 170 owner from Western Washington. She can be found on Instagram at @tailwheeltango. For a lot of us, the idea...

We're pilots. If you're reading this article and not a pilot, I can pretty much guarantee you have dreams of becoming one. If you don't fit into the "I'm a Pilot" group or the "Wanna Be Pilot" group, I commend you for finding the most...

[caption id="attachment_58586" align="alignleft" width="300"] Another day still doing what I love; summertime Decathlon flying![/caption] I have a Love/Hate relationship with my newest "instrument". I've recently experienced a monumental change in my life. The change is an "instrument" I keep close to my heart and, more specifically, my...

Escaping the Coronavirus Status Quo isn't easy but I'm hell bent on trying. Turns out on our current trip to the welcoming state of South Dakota, we're not alone. In fact far from it. People experiencing the great outdoors surround us, most wearing masks and...

I tested negative for the Coronavirus antibody a week ago, and yet Covid-19 is still getting the best of me. Physically, I'm great and healthy as ever. Mentally, the isolation and lack of interesting life options is depressing as heck. Add to that weight gain...

[caption id="attachment_61576" align="alignleft" width="351"] Erissa Yong-Wilson[/caption] In recent days, we lost a favorite friend, Erissa Yong-Wilson, in a tragic Cessna 140 accident. Erissa was killed and her 21 year old female passenger was airlifted to a nearby hospital with unspecified injuries.  The accident occurred at an...

Any pilot can legally fly the Idaho backcountry, whether they are up to the task or not. You can know diddly-squat about mountain flying, density altitude or short, one-way strips but, with a big enough head and some over-confidence, pilots are perfectly free to take...

That's right, the older I get, the mellower, less stressed about the small stuff I get. Back in the day, I could get worked into a frenzy about the itty-bitty stuff, get all indignant and hellbent on fixing whatever the injustice was. It didn't matter...