FROM THE LOGBOOK: The “Ubiquitous” Computer is Here to Stay!

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 Dictionary really and truly describes the computer.  And you say, not in my house!  Don’t be too sure.               At … Continue reading FROM THE LOGBOOK: The “Ubiquitous” Computer is Here to Stay!

FROM THE LOGBOOK: The Newest Way to Reach Out For Information…

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 the computer for information about the Federal Aviation Administration, some of the business it conducts, and upcoming safety events across our great nation.  About 40% … Continue reading FROM THE LOGBOOK: The Newest Way to Reach Out For Information…

Mildred Benson: Toledo Queen of Private Aviation by Michael Marotta

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 Blade. Ten years ago, she gave up her Cherokee 180. Her last flight in the left seat was in 1996. Now she writes a column … Continue reading Mildred Benson: Toledo Queen of Private Aviation by Michael Marotta

The 1-to-100 Glide: An EAA Chapter Meets a Skydiver by Michael Marotta

"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 with your friends and you are not moving at 110 miles an hour but only very slowly together." On Tuesday, August 4, 1998, Brenda O'Brien … Continue reading The 1-to-100 Glide: An EAA Chapter Meets a Skydiver by Michael Marotta