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Not again, I thought, we’ve already done that . . . TWICE!  Jim Trusty 2006                       I got a call from […]

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Are you ready to be one with the beast?  Jim Trusty 2012              Ubiquitous—adj.—existing or being everywhere; widespread; constantly encountered.  This definition from Merriam Webster’s Collegiate […]

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www.faasafety.gov Jim Trusty 2012             Yes, www.faasafety.gov is the newest way to communicate with your government.  They have almost stopped using mail-outs and gone over to […]

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Jim Trusty 2012 It seems like such a simple question and really, it should be.  We have spent an entire lifetime learning one thing or another, so why now should […]

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A general aviation pilot rushed to make a VIFNO (Void If Not Off by) departure time for an IFR flight at night. Once in the clouds, he suffered a gyro […]

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I was honored to be invited by the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism for the 2010 Gateway Fixed Base Operator Familiarization & Seminar Trip. This was a four day trip that […]

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Everyone at Toledo’s Suburban Airport knows Mildred Benson. She learned to fly there, back when it was called Wagonwheel. For years, she wrote the “Happy Landings” column of the Toledo […]

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For many young aviators making the leap (of faith?) into professional aviation, it comes as a shock that their first paycheck, indeed their first many paychecks, seem a virtual David […]

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I took my first lesson on October 31, 1983 after seeing The Right Stuff. My next three lessons came a year later. Then the following October another lesson. Then nine […]

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“You are up there with your friends. You might be the last one out and you make that 1000-foot three-dimensional dive and you find your grip and you are smiling […]

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