Everything in aviation has a season

My mind is in a bit of a fog. It happens every year in the fall. The busy flying season is just about over, and our Alaskan bodies seek hibernation. And truthfully, I do think a lot about …

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Thoughts on 9/11

We all know today. It’s the day everyone remembers, or tries to remember. It’s one of the few days that we as a collective society know where we were, how old we were, with vivid images and memories …

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He passed his Private Pilot Checkride!

Remember Leif? He’s showed up in a handful of videos. He passed his Private Pilot Checkride! I feel blessed to work with such wonderful and dedicated people. Leif was in my first ever ground school, that was in …

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Celebrating a Checkride

What better way to celebrate a checkride than to go for a flight in the mountains? We headed up the Ruth Glacier, part of Denali National Park, that leads to the famous Sheldon Amphitheater. Breathtakingly beautiful, hugely humbling, …

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Sara passed her commercial checkride!

Sara passed her commercial checkride! Yup, she’s a Commercial Pilot. She has spent over a week here in Alaska preparing for and taking the test, and she did a fantastic job. It was a real pleasure to be …

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