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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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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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