Igniting an Aviation Flame in the Young

As a parent, there is nothing more satisfying than seeing a tiny spark of excitement light up in the eyes of a child when they experience something for the first time. The Montana AOPA Fly-in gave me and Matt (@wingedaviation) an opportunity to to talk to some of the youngest …

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I Flew Barefoot! Seaplane Flying over Destin

The allure of the ocean calls to me in a similar way that the sky does, probably because I grew on the gulf coast of Florida.  There are few places I’ve traveled to that are as beautiful as it is.

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My 13 Year Olds Discovery Flight

“I’m a little nervous Mom,” Jason said as we pulled up to the airport. “You’ll be fine, just like flying with me; but you get to be the pilot in command today with an instructor by your side.  I’ll be in the back right behind you.” I replied with encouragement. …

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My Private Pilot Checkride Story

It’s taken me longer than I planned to write about my checkride.  I think I was so exhausted that I just needed a little break.  I couldn’t seem to get my thoughts in place to tell you the story. Now I have, and here’s a little taste of that very …

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