The Hobby of Flying is for Men & Women!

Flying is an incredible hobby… I think about the other things I do like fishing and golfing for example. While relaxing, they are ordinary in nature, I mean unless you are incredibly skilled at either, then it is more of … Continue reading

Checklists: Reduce Error & Mitigate Risk

Flying without a checklist is like playing golf without a putter… Seriously, it makes success that much more difficult. Once you have been flying for a little while, most flights are a series of similar repeated activities above different places. … Continue reading

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Getting to know Sean Collins, AOPA Eastern Regional Manager!

On the most recent episode of my Mansfield, MA cable access television show, Aviation Adventures, I was very excited to be joined by Sean Collins (@AOPAEastern on Twitter). Sean is the Eastern Regional Manager for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots … Continue reading

Chair fly and save money on your flight training!

The BEST way to reduce the cost of your flight training is to buckle-down and do some chair flying. There are multiple reasons why chair flying is not only extremely valuable but also very effective. Whether a pilot is training … Continue reading

New Regional AOPA Fly-Ins: A High Flying Opportunity

Yesterday the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) announced the dates/locations for their 2014 regional fly-in events. This presents a great opportunity for all of us to get more people into the activity, which we all love so much, aviation! … Continue reading

The BEST way to make sure you FLY more in 2014!

The first sunrise of 2014 from 2500′ over Plymouth Harbor. I’ll be adding a “First Flight” to my calendar each year. As we move into 2014, there are many ways to make sure you fly more this year. But, the … Continue reading

Improve Your Flying Pictures with 1 Easy Adjustment!

Next time you’re thinking, “Hey that looks cool…” when you reach for your iPhone or digital camera, see if you can tip your wings a little and get a cool reflection in the shot too. I didn’t even notice the … Continue reading