Pilot Ian

Hey there! I'm a private pilot with ~100 hours behind the yoke. Here I am documenting my pursuits in flying. To fund this, I help brands with their creative and strategic marketing efforts (also within aviation). :) Say hi, and I hope you enjoy the reads.

Long time no see!

Why hello there everyone, I apologize for being M.I.A. from my blog for so long,  blame it on my golf team for going to state! But I am back and ready to share what my flying has to offer to those reading. With the many months off there was a lot of change in my […]

RV-8 Build: Post 3

Dear fellow readers and contributors I know it has been a long time since my last post but that one dag on thing got in the way again….. LIFE! Lately I have been finishing up my last varsity golf season and been looking for a new job. That combined with my highschool academics has proved very time consuming. Luckily though […]

RV-8 Build: Post 2

Sorry fellow readers that I have neglected you for so long. With my senior year of high school starting up, golf matches starting to happen, and my RV-8 build starting, it is hard to find time to post as recently as I would like. So my apologies to all of you! Now that thats out of the […]

RV-8 Build: Post 1

Today I thought I would share pictures and comments of my days in the garage working on my airplane. Yesterday was Day 1 of the build, and it involved me unpacking everything from the 2 boxes full of hardware and parts. It was a total suprise seeing the FedEx truck come yesterday, because expected delivery wasn’t until Thursday. But […]

Bittersweet life…

I made a promise I would blog about my life and my journey to becoming a professional pilot. Today I am about to talk about one big factor in a pilots life…. Relationships. Relationships in a pilots life can vary from their relationship with their instructor, to the relationship with their Co-Pilot, to their relationships […]

Tools, Tools, and more Tools.

No, I’m not talking about those certain people that are completely inconsiderate to everyone, I am talking about building tools. This past week I have began the journey to building an Van’s RV-8, but to build something you always need to have the correct tools to build with. I am learning quickly that if I want to […]