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We have a new private pilot! [caption id="attachment_48405" align="aligncenter" width="570"] A very excited Jodie Gawthrop![/caption] It turns out that Jodie Gawthrop is FAR more than an average 18 year old with dreams of flying. Today she got the job done, earned her ticket, and I'm very proud of...

Talia Ellis is based at YPDN, Darwin International Airport, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. I am the Chief Pilot of a small General Aviation company specialising in charter and touring. We operate a C208EX and a C210. Ratings: Multi-Engine Gas Turbine ME IFR Night Rating Low Level Aerial Stock Mustering Tailwheel Rectracable Undercarriage Constant Speed Unit Aircraft flown: PA60 Aerostar,...

[caption id="attachment_48374" align="alignleft" width="300"] A 9 foot bronze statue of Hollywood legend, actor John Wayne at the arrival terminal, John Wayne Airport (far removed from G.A.). Photo: Christine Cotter, The Orange County Register[/caption] Ann Beeghly was most recently based at KDGL, Douglas Municipal Airport, Arizona and is...

Kim Peterson is based at KSZT, Sandpoint Airport, Sandpoint, Idaho. I am a young 62 year old that has decided to get my pilots license and learn to fly to backcountry strips. We now have a 1993 PA-18-180 Super Cub and after I pass my test, are thinking about...

Observations from our +10,000 mile flight around the rim - not to be confused with trip highlights. ;) [caption id="attachment_47961" align="aligncenter" width="280"] A ladies room in California. Wow, that could of been a close call![/caption] [caption id="attachment_48319" align="aligncenter" width="570"] No matter what this picture indicates, the United...

Shokoufeh Mirzaei is based at KVNY, Van Nuys Airport, Van Nuys, California. [caption id="attachment_48308" align="aligncenter" width="570"] First solo, Van Nuys Airport[/caption] I am a student pilot based at KNVY, 40 hours into my training. Next month going for my check-ride hopefully. Would love to get my taildragger endorsement and get into...