Where have all the airports gone? (oh no! not another rant!)

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 […]

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First Flights (then and now)

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 […]

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The Kentucky Tragedy

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 […]

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Lack of Interest

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 […]

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