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Hi there 👋, my name
is Ian

I've been in and out of the aviation industry for over 14+ years. It all started with a discovery flight when I was at the ripe age of 15. Ever since I have been addicted to airplanes, flying, and the business side of aviation.

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KOWX….. Fun Times

By Pilot Ian | November 12, 2009

As I progress in my training I find that the more experience you get the more freedom and fun opportunities you receive. As a student pilot in your first 10 hours or so its mostly maneuvers, pattern, maneuvers, pattern. As I grow near 30+ hours the freedom of being able to stray away from the […]

No one to the right

By Pilot Ian | November 3, 2009

Solo flight is what I flew yesterday, It was fun for I havent been up by myself in a while. I flew the pattern the whole time for I was trying to not be high like I always am. Although being high is better than low I still wanted to hit the altitudes dead on. […]

Friends First Flight Ever!

By Pilot Ian | October 31, 2009

11 hours to go!

By Pilot Ian | October 25, 2009

Well I had a flight lesson yesterday and it was fun. We practiced soft and short field landings and takeoffs for the most part of the lesson. I was doing very well and performed the maneuvers the best I have ever done. Also I had my friend come flying not only to enjoy the magic […]

Rust is not fun

By Pilot Ian | October 7, 2009

Ahhh well I feel great to be back on blogger and write about my flying adventures again. A short golf season, yet feeling long pulled me away from my love, Flying.Im back into the swing of things and ready to fly again. Today I had my first lesson in about 3 months, ya I know […]

Night Cross Country Time

By Pilot Ian | August 12, 2009

Hey guys sorry its been so long, been really busy with golf. A couple days ago I went over to the airport and planned out my night cross country. Here it is, KFDY (Findlay) – KDTW (Detroit) fun, then from KDTW I will fly to KTOL (Toledo) then to IG0 (Bowling Green) then to KFDY […]


By Pilot Ian | July 21, 2009

Dayton Airshow Recap

By Pilot Ian | July 21, 2009

P-51 Mustang Well I went to the Airshow and I have to admit it was so awesome. I have alot of pictures and videos as you can see, so Ill keep adding them as we speak but takes forever to add media. So anyway they had anything from Cessna’s to B52’s and C5 Galaxy. […]

Dayton Airshow 09

By Pilot Ian | July 18, 2009

Tomorrow I am going to the Dayton Airshow, Ive never been to an airshow before believe it or not so I don’t know really what to do or expect. I’m sure it will be fun. If anyone has any tips and advise on what to do just shoot me an email I would greatly appreciate […]


By Pilot Ian | July 14, 2009

Well today I did another solo for about .9 for the heck of it. Umm I did 4 landings did pattern the whole time except when I flew over my friends house and circled it to see if he would call me about it later. All my patterns were pretty good 3 out of 4 […]