Tag Archives: aviators

Ready, Set, GO!

Yesterday, I wrote about my time. Well, there is something more to this time of year than just getting up early and enjoying the mornings. The one great event of this time of year, for all pilots, is the annual … Continue reading

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Heat

Here in the southeast, the temperatures are unusually high. The same is true of other areas of the south and southwest. This past week, the forecasters predicted highs in the realm of 107 to 110. Of course, as aviators, we know the … Continue reading

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The Looming GPS and Smartphone Wars

Yesterday, this blog dealt with the situation of the Federal Communications Commission approving LightSquared’s proposal to place a new wireless system into service requiring some 40,000 towers throughout the country.  What LightSquared and the FCC neglected or overlooked was the … Continue reading

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GPS, LG4, and Government Woes

Something in the industries and the government is not quite right.  Something’s up.  Last January, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) waived their own rules to shotgun an approval through the system for LightSquared, an emerging company in the new 4G … Continue reading

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Teaching Self-Confidence

Teaching student pilots how to be confident aviators can be one of the most challenging tasks facing a flight instructor.  Older instructors probably have a better handle on this problem, while new CFIs may still be working on the concept. … Continue reading

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Impressions

I remember the first time I saw the Blue Angels.  I was working the line fueling airplanes at the St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport, so I was standing atop my fuel truck.  I watched the team arrive and fly their practice … Continue reading

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