A Heroes Flight

A Heroes Flight

0+9WMzNHRkueUAcYANXpKw My aviation and travel bug recently led me to a unique celebration at Clark Regional Airport, just outside of Louisville, Kentucky.  The travel getting there was rather arduous due to weather and interstate construction.  Boo! My original plan...

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What’s New and What’s Next??

What’s New And What’s Next? These past several weeks have been a whirlwind of activity for me and a true test of my “balancing” skills. First of all, my website, www.flygirlllc.com, has undergone a complete transformation. Because of this, I’ve had to keep all of the...

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flyGIRL Vicky Benzing

flyGIRL Vicky Benzing

Harnessing the power of education to revolutionize the aviation industry, Vicky Benzing invites young women to challenge themselves with every opportunity that presents itself.

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The Top 8 Qualities Good Pilots Need to Have

If you want to become a pilot, the path is ready for you: training, logging flight hours, passing tests. However, there’s a bit more to flying than simply getting licensed. The best pilots are true leaders and professionals. They all have a few things in common that...

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Reno Air Races-WTHeck Is This?

Reno Air Races-WTHeck Is This? This year has brought many “firsts” for me. My desire to soak up as much about all things aviation has become almost an obsession. Each air show or aviation event has taught me something or introduced me to a new connection or old...

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Officially, An Air Travel Snob

Officially, An Air Travel Snob

My toes are in the sand. The waves are crashing and my skin is soaking up the sun. This company reward vacation is a tradition that has been repeated every year for the past ten years in my husbands agency. We’ve all arrived safely at our destination and are as...

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Rosie The Riveter Lives On

Rosie The Riveter Lives On

Rosie the Riveter Lives On The opportunity to attend an air show in Ypsilanti, Michigan could not be passed up! The past two years, since beginning flight lessons, my interest in the aviation community has grown big-time.  As my mother would say, “If I’ve said it...

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Oshkosh 2018-Memorable Connections

Oshkosh 2018-Memorable Connections

Harry and Betty Prior to EAA AirVenture, a connection was made through Facebook with a gentleman named Harry.  There have been a lot of new connections for me on social media because of my flyGIRL obsession.  Honestly, there are a number of males that want to become...

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My Love Affair with Bucket  Lists and Air Shows

My Love Affair with Bucket Lists and Air Shows

My short trip to an air show in Terre Haute, Indiana this weekend had several highlights.  There were some friends there that I reconnected with and my friend, Lunar, gave me a behind-the-scenes look at her air show announcing preparations.  The peak may have been my...

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IFR Wanted Me DOA

IFR Wanted Me DOA

Two days ago, my instrument rating was finally secured.  It is my belief that this rating tried to kill me!  After the check ride was completed, I told some friends that I’d rather go through child birth again then have to repeat the process for this rating. ...

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