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Scholarship Finalists!

Scholarship Finalists!

Check out these amazing applicants and give me some feedback on your favorites!? The Essay of Laura Galvez My grandfather treasured his little Cessna and loved to fly family and friends. My uncle used to share stories from flying with the Air Force in Desert Storm and...

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What Do Female Pilots Have In Common?

What Do Female Pilots Have In Common?

It might not be what you think.?? Choosing A flyGIRL In the past few weeks, a large amount of my time has been spent reading and reviewing (reading and reviewing, and reading, and rereading?) the resum?s, essays, and recommendation letters, etc., of hundreds of women...

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Should You Keep Your Resolutions?

Should You Keep Your Resolutions?

We are two weeks into the new year.? How are your resolutions going? Do you remember what they were?? ?I?ve personally never been a huge fan or practitioner of New Year?s resolution-making.? To me, they come off as unrealistic in the long-term or a blatantly temporary...

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2020: How To Handle The Ups and Downs

2020: How To Handle The Ups and Downs

2019 is over and done.? All of our friends are posting and sharing what their greatest accomplishments were in 2019.? If you?re a pilot, you?ll typically see statements such as: ?I earned by tail-wheel endorsement!,? ?I became an airline pilot!,? ?I made my first...

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Time To Move!

Time To Move!

It?s the holiday season and I wanted to lighten things up for this blog because?well, it?s the holiday season!? New Year?s Eve is right around the corner and many people will be going out on the town to celebrate.? Besides that, this is a hectic time of year and I was...

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flyGIRL Lieutenant Colonel Olga Custodio

flyGIRL Lieutenant Colonel Olga Custodio

Globally recognized as a woman with a fierce fighting spirit and determined mindset, Olga Custodio inspires women to chase their dreams as the first female Hispanic United States military pilot.? By: Haley Guerin? Olga Custodio was born in the beautiful city of San...

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Spin Training!

Spin Training!

About a week ago, my continued flight training took me north to Waynesville, Ohio for spin awareness training at the Red Stewart Airfield. This little, very active, grass airfield came complete with a canine mascot. Although, I?m failing to remember her name (old age...

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The End of Aviation

The End of Aviation

*Disclaimer: This was written in a hotel while out of town. ?I didn't go over it and over it as I typically would. ?Please forgive any typos, grammatical errors, etc. I?m somewhat devastated.?It?s been no secret that my uncle has played a huge role in my love of...

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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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