Category: General Flying

51 Best Gifts for Pilots & Aviators

51 Best Gifts for Pilots & Aviators giftsforpilots

It’s officially the holiday season, or at least I define it as such when October hits. As we rev up for the gift giving season it’s time to prepare yourself for giving the perfect christmas gifts for pilots or aviation lovers in your life. Below I hope you find the best aviation gift to give […]

The Ultimate Guide to Helicopter Pilot Training

The Ultimate Guide to Helicopter Pilot Training helicopter pilot training

It’s no secret that I love rotary wings. Although I was born into aviation as a fixed wing pilot, my dream has always been to venture into the helicopter pilot training world. Since I have dabbled in and out of venturing into the land of helicopters, I thought I would share a comprehensive guide to everything […]

Socata TBM700 – For What It’s Worth

Socata TBM700 – For What It’s Worth socata tbm700 takeoff

Some pilots are gifted with the ability to just vomit information left and right about every single aircraft known by man kind. Me, not so much.  I instead know a little about a lot of airplanes. So as I dig into reviewing airplanes in this random segment called “For What It’s Worth”, I will spin my […]

The Phonetic Aviation Alphabet is Addictive

The Phonetic Aviation Alphabet is Addictive Aviation Phonetic Alphabet

Perhaps one of the most fun and entertaining aspects of becoming a well rounded pilot or avgeek is when you instinctually use the phonetic aviation alphabet in place of the normal average joe’s alphabet in your everyday life when people ask you how to spell something. Putting fun aside for a second, the aviation alphabet […]

8 Low Hour Pilot Jobs Ideas For The Newly Minted Commercial Pilot

8 Low Hour Pilot Jobs Ideas For The Newly Minted Commercial Pilot low hour pilot jobs

As I dig deeper into my interest in achieving a commercial pilot license, I have started to re-research what low hour pilot jobs there are for newly minted commercial aviators. There are some typical jobs that most pilots default to when they earn their commercial wings. The main one that typically comes to mind is […]

Instrument Rating Training Revisited

Instrument Rating Training Revisited instrument flight training

With the advent of my new motivation on this blog, comes the desire to start knocking out all of my desired flight ratings. As discussed many times on this blog, I am a private pilot and next on the docket is to complete my instrument rating training. Now, I feel confident about starting to document […]

Best Paragliding Alaska Videos I Can Find

Best Paragliding Alaska Videos I Can Find paragliding alaska

When it comes to Paragliding, I know just about as much as the next pilot (so not that much). It’s a different form of flying and one that I have always been so intrigued by. But the more intriguing thing to me is paragliding Alaska style. Not only is it Alaska, but it’s cold and […]

How much does a private jet cost?

How much does a private jet cost? How much does a private jet cost?

Most people have dreams. It is what keeps the humdrum of our daily lives enjoyable. Dreams often come into reality with a lot of hard work and determination. Then again, sometimes they are only meant to be dreams. One particular dream that is common is what would you do if you won the lottery? For […]