Pilots Must Be Vulnerable

Pilots Must Be Vulnerable

Being Vulnerable Ugh. Being vulnerable is something pilots must be. With all the assessments, exams, stage checks, check rides, etc., your inadequacies are completely exposed. Many of those pinnacle moments you’re being judged by a complete stranger. I’m absolutely...

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Possibilities & Action: Thank you ADS-B…?

Possibilities & Action: Thank you ADS-B…?

A week ago my little plane and I took off from Cincinnati for what was supposed to be a fairly quick trip to Nashville for the ADS-B installation on my airplane.  My uncle had lined up an appointment at a reputable maintenance shop that he’d used a number of times. ...

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A Lot Happens In A Week

There is rarely a day that passes without me being grateful for some part of it.  Today, I took a nap on my couch.  It was so nice to just lie there and doze off, in complete peace.  It’s pretty rare for me to allow a moment of non-productivity.  It was the best. ...

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What Happened To My Life? Whoa.

New Horizons And Being Scared To Death! Blogging has been put on the back burner for a while because there has been lots of activity in the Kelley household.  Exciting things going on and a lot of changes.  It's nice to sit down, share my thoughts and recent life...

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99 Positive Character Traits

Please forgive me! The past several weeks have been full of activity, including travel, moves, school sessions starting, etc.  My website has also been playing games with me and has tried its hardest to send me to the nuthouse.  It just doesn't understand how...

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flyGIRL Lindsay Underwood

flyGIRL Lindsay Underwood

Dedicated to serving our country and pushing herself to continually improve, Lindsay Underwood takes to the skies as the first female pilot of the U.S. Presidential Helicopter. By: Haley Guerin  What would it be like to hold a position no woman ever held before? Well,...

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What’s Going On???

What’s Going On???

It's My Day Off...?! Sunday is typically my “day off.”  This is the day of the week that is reserved to chill.  My emails and social media surfing are given a break unless there’s something urgent or super-important.  Now, “chilling” means something different for...

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18 Days. You Did What??

I'm soooooo busy.  Aren't we all? The greatest week of aviation, EAA AirVenture, has come to an end. I’m currently sitting on an airplane headed west to San Diego.  The past week was a whirlwind of activity.  My rest at home lasted a full day and it was time to pack...

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Why Is Flying So Exhausting?

Why Is Flying So Exhausting?

This past weekend offered an opportunity to experience something few ever get to.  Flying the Hudson River corridor in my little plane has been this little adventure that’s been tucked away in my brain for years.  Once a little seed has planted itself in my brain, it...

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But WHY Is Flying So Exhausting?

But WHY Is Flying So Exhausting?

So, you want to know why flying is so exhausting??  Welllllll...you're going to have to wait a bit because I'm currently trying to take a nap in the Pilot's Lounge at KCBE.  😉😳😴

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