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flight Instructor

The Flight Instructor Check Ride and the FAA

by Ken Schulte It has been a long time since I was a flight instructor.  I do remember my check ride and for me it was really a non event.  One of the reasons it was no big deal was that I took the flight instructor course with the examiner that would be giving me the check ...

Airline Transport Pilot

Job Opportunity, Advanced Air LLC

Company description- Advanced Air, LLC is a full service charter and aircraft management company that operates a fleet of King Air 350s, Pilatus PC-12s, Lear Jet 45/75, Challenger 604 and Gulfstream 3 located at Jack Northrop Field in Hawthorne, California. Advanced Air is a ...

pappy boyington

Pappy Boyington, Marine Corps VMF 214 Fighter Pilot

Pappy Boyington, Marine Corps VMF 214 Fighter Pilot World War II came and went, but the legendary Pappy Boyington’s name forever echoes in most newsrooms and debates whenever people decide to take a walk down memory lane and talk about the best fighting units and fight ...

aviation stories

Aviation Stories, Episode 16 of Sky Talk Radio

You can listen to Aviation Stories, #16 here or Sky Talk Radio podcast can be found on Google Play, Itunes, Sound Cloud or their own website. If you like to listen to podcasts and are into aviation stories, then you are in for a treat.  This episode has a nice mix of Sky Tal ...

Miniature Airport

Miniature Airports

Miniature Airports This article talks about building miniature airports and shows several videos and links for the plans.  When I was kid, the rage was building a miniature train station in the basement.  It was pretty fun for a while but I soon lost interest in it.  Some pe ...