I went down to Richmond, Kentucky to have lunch with Tori the other day, but I didn’t fly, I drove! I know! It’s terrible! I mean I love driving as much as the next guy but this is just getting ridiculous. Seriously how much is it to ask for an airport that isn’t 20 minutes […]Read more "Where have all the airports gone? (oh no! not another rant!)"
Before my grandfather was born, a barnstormer puttered to a halt on the family farm in small town New Jersey. The plane was a military surplus Jenny, bought for around $50 then and now a prized museum piece. The pilot was selling rides for $5 a person but my great grandmother decided that was too […]Read more "First Flights (then and now)"
I am a pilot who lives in Kentucky so I feel the urge to write a little about the tragedy that occurred last Friday night east of Paducah, Kentucky and attempt to get something out of this that we can use as pilots. I remember the weather on Friday very clearly because I joked about […]Read more "The Kentucky Tragedy"
I stopped at a stoplight today in Lexington that is very close to the threshold of runway 22 at Bluegrass Airport. As I was waiting for a light to change an CRJ flew to touchdown about 40 feet in front of me and about twenty other cars. As this happened I turned to look at the […]Read more "Lack of Interest"