Formation flying with the Phillips 66 Aerostars: Pardon the shouting

The most exciting perk of working as an aviation reporter is that, occasionally, I get invited to ride with airshow performers. Four of us from the media pool at SUN ‘n FUN 2018 enjoyed that thrill on Thursday, April 12, 2018. Kimberly Moore of The Lakeland Ledger newspaper, Phil Lightstone, a freelance writer for the Canadian […]

Aerostars new program invites kids to the party

The Phillips 66 Aerostars are tackling the pilot shortage head-on, debuting a new program at SUN ’n FUN aimed at kids. “All four of us are career pilots — 30-plus years each — and we’re looking around and there is a rather large demand for pilots,” said Harvey Meek, team lead. “We got to thinking […]