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Major Advancements in Aviation

Major Advancements in Aviation by Eleanor Brunsman Aviation has come a long way. With humble beginnings in a bicycle shop in Dayton, Ohio, the leaps and bounds are nothing less than remarkable. Aircraft such as the Model XI inspired a record-setting culture and led to...

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Challenges. Why?!?

Challenges. We have certainly faced some challenges over the past several months, haven't we? I mean, WTH? They're not particularly fun to live through, are they? In the overall, big scheme of things, if we take a step back, this is certainly a time that will go down...

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How To Enjoy Each Day, Especially Now

How To Enjoy Each Day, Especially Now

Amid all this craziness and uncertainty there is one thing you can control. Your mindset.? You can train your mind to either focus on the good, or focus on the bad. It?s not always easy and it does take consistent effort. We all have days when it?s hard to combat...

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Quarantine Amusement…

Quarantine Amusement…

How about getting real about living in quarantine?? These should be very relatable!? Day 1-I can do this! Got enough food and wine to last a month! Day 2-Opening my eighth bottle of wine. I fear wine supplies may not last! Day 3-Strawberries: Some have 210 seeds, some...

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How To Fight “The Blues.”

How To Fight “The Blues.”

The world is panicking over the Coronavirus. It seems like everything changed in an instant. It was just a few days ago when we were all buzzing around, socializing whenever and with whomever we wanted. Life, as we?ve known it, may never be the same. Many of us are...

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Female Aviation Trailblazer: Meet Sheryl Clarke

Female Aviation Trailblazer: Meet Sheryl Clarke

In this Interview with an Aviator, get to know Jet Linx Director of Safety & Security, Sheryl Clarke. With her unique blend of experience in the military and in commercial aviation, Clarke brings a vigor to enhance an industry-best safety program, creating doubt...

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How Do You Mourn An Airplane?

How Do You Mourn An Airplane?

As some of you may know, my beloved Piper Archer III, N474Y, is gone.? The consideration of selling her began months ago.? It was hard to say goodbye, but it was time.? She served her purpose.? I recently read an emotional story in one of the aviation magazines about...

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Night Witches: The Soviet’s Fierce Flying Females

Night Witches: The Soviet’s Fierce Flying Females

Writing is enjoyable to me for a variety of reasons. ?It's a creative outlet, for one. ?It is also a means for me to share some insight or knowledge that could be beneficial or entertaining to someone. ?This particular subject is fascinating to me, as a female pilot....

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How My Unexpected Trials Led To flyGIRL

How My Unexpected Trials Led To flyGIRL

Forgive any grammatical errors please! I'm currently traveling and my WiFi is very spotty, at best. ?This had to be typed up and posted as quickly as possible! You Feel Me?!? For those of you whose brains are constantly bombarded with random thoughts, ideas, and...

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You Make It Happen..Here’s Why.

You Make It Happen..Here’s Why.

  This week was exciting, busy, and often overwhelming! That?s how I?d describe the last few weeks! It was with great joy that we were able to award the flyGIRL/Sporty?s $4,000 flight training scholarship to Laura Galvez. She is well-deserving of the financial...

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