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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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Confessions of a Regional Pilot—Part 2

NOTE: Last week, we met Jonny McB, a young pilot just starting out in his flying career. You can say that “he’s made it”—he’s achieved his dream of flying for a living! But what are his goals and expectations for his future, and what advice does he have for those of you dreaming of following […]

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True Confessions of a Regional Pilot!

For those of you dreaming of an airline pilot career, here’s an interview with a regional pilot that’s already living your dream! Does reality meet his expectations? Let’s find out!   Interview with Jonny McB, Regional Pilot. Quality of life and loving your job is everything, whether carrying 50 passengers to Fargo or 300 to Rio […]

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