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BIF — & the Best Writer I’ve Ever Read!

Folks, it’s the First of the month, and that can only mean one thing. It’s time for Blogging in Formation! This month’s Topic: AVIATION IN THE MEDIA—HOW CAN THEY GET IT SO WRONG? “There are strong political/economic forces afoot in the media’s coverage of aviation-related topics, which has resulted in a lot of so-called “experts” […]

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Best Office View in the World! Pt. 1

Folks, we are wayyyyy overdue for a Best Of Photos post! So, without further adieu, join me in the cockpit for the World’s Greatest Office View Of course, we must begin with the requisite disclaimers: ALL MEDIA RECORDED IN STRICT ACCORDANCE WITH FAR’S. POST-FAR  121.306, ALL media has been recorded by entities OTHER than on-duty flight crew—i.e., […]

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911 In Memorium

By coincidence, I had a Manhattan overnight on 9/10/14. In honor of our fallen heroes, I made a pilgrimage to Memorial Park. Ladder Company 10. Direct link: http://vimeo.com/capnaux/911 In honor of those heroes lost on 9/11 and the war on terror, ALL Cap’n Aux posts and social feeds will be blacked out for 24 hours. Link to last year’s […]

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Maiden Voyage of the newly-restored Fairey Gannet

VLOG: Janet, the Amazing Fairey Gannet!

As an enthusiastic avgeek, in the back of my mind has always loomed the desire to make the ultimate pilgrimage to aviation’s Mecca, that aeronautical Disneyland called the EAA Airventure, better known to the aviation community simply as, “Oshkosh.” Well, I am proud to say that, this year, I made it. For eight fabulous, fun-filled […]

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BIF: You’ve Lost Your Medical—Now What?

It’s Blogging in Formation Week! But first . . . GOT #CHEMTRAILS? Folks, if you’re a regular in our community on Facebook  and Twitter, you know of the recent—um, heated discussions we’ve had with those zany conspiracy theorists who believe that Contrails are actually “Chemtrails.“ What are “Chemtrails,” you ask? Wikipedia says, “The term chemtrail is a portmanteau of the words “chemical” and […]

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