Should we meet in the air you can always depend on me to do the prescribed thing. The expected thing. The safe thing. I hope I can count on you to do the same.
When that day comes, the only question that still bugs me is what will the neighbors complain about then?
Your grandmother wasn’t wrong: Honey catches more flies than vinegar ever will.
The barriers to getting into aviation are falling — or at least the fence that has kept folks out has been lowered, several gates have been left open, and the guard shack is only manned on a part-time basis.
There are moments of great beauty and wonder in the air. There are also moments of concern, with maybe a pinch of fear, lurking over the horizon.
Our aeronautical future shows every indication of being just flat out amazing.
The plane wasn’t gone, it was just somewhere else, doing what it does, bringing smiles to new faces and teaching lessons that need to be learned.
Hiqh-quality flight training isn’t facilitated by happy accidents, unexpected surprises, or random experiences.
Good pilots endeavor to learn continually.
Aviation has never been particularly welcoming to women. And by “aviation” I mean “men involved in aviation.”