What Are Aviation Explorers?

What Are Aviation Explorers?

Many years of my life were spent living in a very small town, surrounded by extended family members. I loved the years of my youth spent there and wouldn’t trade them for anything. My children will never know the real meaning of complete boredom because they’ve always...

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Challenges of Flying and Life

Challenges of Flying and Life

The fall and fast-approaching winter weather has brought on many challenges with flight training.  My commercial rating is so close to apprehension.  The written exam has been successfully passed.  The flight maneuvers have been practiced over and over again.  My...

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Patty Wagstaff

Patty Wagstaff

Proving the leadership of women in aviation, Patty Wagstaff has earned countless of prestigious awards and is highly ranked in various airshow competitions.   Article By: Haley Guerin  A small airplane fluttering in the cold Alaskan air came to a screeching halt as it...

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Why Go To Wichita??

Why Go To Wichita??

Wichita, Kansas can now be checked off my list of places to visit!  It was a new destination for me and my visit there allowed me to meet some new people and taught me many things about safety in flying.   What Is The Bombardier Safety Standdown? This annual event...

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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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