Friday, July 3, 2015

SMAC099-Laughs, Loops, and Rolls

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Carl, Rick, Sean, Larry and Victoria are here for this 99th episode!

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Thursday, July 2, 2015

Oshkosh Offer: Discounted Aviation Children’s Book with Insurance Quote

Soon, thousands of pilots and aviation enthusiasts will gather on the grounds of Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, WI for the 2015 EAA AirVenture. Featuring over 10,000 aircraft and a daily airshow, Oshkosh is the place to be in July! Are you ready for all that it has to offer?

The pilots and agents at Aviation Insurance Resources (AIR) are getting excited to meet current and new clients at friends at the world’s largest airshow. Visit our booth in Building A, #1120 to receive the best aviation insurance rate and an Oshkosh-only special offer!

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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Turbo the Flying Dog Now Available on Amazon Kindle

At two years old and weighing in at a lanky 24 pounds, rescue dog Turbo has logged more time in the air than most people. A children’s book based on his life was released in paperback in December 2014 and is now available in digital form through Amazon Kindle.

In December 2012, Victoria Zajko, a commercial pilot, and her pilot husband flew from their home in Maryland to West Virginia to adopt a puppy from local rescue. Turbo was the only appropriate name for the pup, who took to flying right from the beginning. Turbo loves to be in the air and demands the attention of fellow pilots and aviation enthusiasts everywhere he lands. Zajko says that Turbo is closing in on his 100th hour logged in a plane.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Monday, June 29, 2015

Dusting off the Plane

The poor Glasair has been sitting alone, unused in the hangar for far too long. Bob has been busy with work and I've been flying the Cessna for training. Today I literally wiped the dust off the plane and Bob and I took our four legged navigator with us. After days upon days of nothing but rain, many other pilots had the same idea, too. Frederick was decently busy for a weekday and the sky was smooth as we flew up to Harpers Ferry, circled around and returned back to Frederick. It felt good to fly together again and we can't wait for life to slow down so flying doesn't keep taking a backseat again.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

On the ground but flying high

We all know that phrase "time flies" and it feels rings more and more true as you age. The past two months have been flying to say the least. As recorded in this blog, I started flying regularly again to accomplish my instrument proficiency check (IPC) and to start on my tail wheel endorsement. Two weeks into that I received what you could call a promotion at work and have been busily (but happily) working overtime and through breaks each week. Immediately following that promotion, I started taking college classes towards a graphic design and advertising degree. I didn't not expect all my plans to converge at once! In addition to all that, I turned 30, visited Ecuador, will be releasing the second book in the Turbo series and will play host for two parties and a family reunion all prior to Oshkosh! It makes me tired just writing about it.

So please excuse the cob webs, I promise I will be back and writing regularly soon. Flying took a slight hiatus but I'll be back in the air and the blog next week! Stay tuned!

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

SMAC097 Do Pilots Know How To Recover From Stall

SMAC097 Do Pilots Know How To Recover From Stalls?

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Carl, Rick, Sean, and Eric are here for this show. Victoria is on vacation in Ecuador. Larry Overstreet is also sitting in.