Blogs & Blog Buddies Part 2!

Blogs & Blog Buddies Part 2!

Aux Cockpit Selfie sidewaysFolks, from the flight blog, welcome aboard!

Several great new aviation sites have popped up recently, started by none other than our own Blog Buddies!

I’ve been Jonesing to tell you all about them, but other aviation stories kept landing on our desk (cough, UAL, cough!)

Well, now’s the time to catch up.

Let’s get right down to it, shall we?

But First . . .

Happy #WorldPilotsDay!

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Yesterday was “World Pilots Day.” Don’t forget to thank a pilot!

Direct Link: https://youtu.be/fmEMlZ3_uiI

And Now . . .

Blogs & Blog Buddies Part 2!

Captain Billy Walker

Link: http://captainbillywalker.com

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Cap’n Billy gives me a lift in his vintage Stearman biplane!

First up, Captain Billy Walker (Ret.), a former pilot-instructor with my airline, has started a wonderful blog chronicling his life in the skies.

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You know Cap’n Billy from his Warbird flight carrying everyone’s favorite Cap’n—Cap’n Dillon!

For grins, here’s the video:

Cap’n Dillon’s (Un)Bogus Journey

Direct Link: http://vimeo.com/capnaux/dillonsjourney

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Their Epic Flight even made it into the local TV News!

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Direct Link:

http://www.azcentral.com/videos/life/az-narratives/2014/04/23/8073845/

 

Billy is fully immersed in the historical warbirds and aviation charity worlds. In fact, here’s a drawing coming up in support of one of those charities. Sign up for a ticket or two for some excellent aviation prizes!

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Download the PDF of the above flyer here: ABAZ Drawing

Billy’s blog is full of crazy anecdotes, amazing photos, and the fascinating history of his venerable ancestors. Don’t miss it!

Link: http://captainbillywalker.com

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Limitless Horizons

Link: https://www.youtube.com/user/LimitlessHz

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Matt G young pilot!Next up, Matt Guthmiller has started a wonderful YouTube channel, called Limitless Horizons.

Does Matt’s name sound familiar? Well, it’s because, 2 years ago, Matt became the world’s youngest person to fly solo ‘round the world!

Read his story HERE!

I was fortunate to meet up with Matt at OshKosh ’16, where a great time was had by all!

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We’re Not worthy! We bow down to the Solo King!

Just for fun, here’s his latest video, published 4/21/17!

Link to Matt’s YouTube Page:

https://www.youtube.com/user/LimitlessHz

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Stories of a DC-3 Who Wants to See the World

Link: http://pilotingadc3acrossthesea.blogspot.ch

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Cap’n Raph at the controls of Breitling’s DC-3!

Speaking of ‘Round the World flights, I’m excited to introduce you to a great new blog by A320 Captain Raphaël Farve.

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Cap’n Dillon & I take Cap’n Raph for a spin in the Auxmobile!

You’ll remember Cap’n Raph from his visit to Phoenix, as well as his Making of a European Pilot, one of the most popular posts from last year.

As you may recall, Cap’n Raph is not only an A320 captain, he is also a captain on Brietling’s fully restored DC-3, and is part of the team flying it on its around the world tour . . .

And Raph has started a blog chronicling the adventure!

Link: http://pilotingadc3acrossthesea.blogspot.ch

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What’s more, I’ll be joining Raph in June for one of the flight legs when it hits the States! I’m slated to write a cover story about the adventure for Airways Magazine, so stay tuned!

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Grounded No More

Link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1688194431452731/?ref=group_browse_new

My good friend and fellow Blog Buddy, A320 Captain Tony Anger, started a fantastic service taking military veterans of all kinds up in his fully-restored WWII trainer, Amazing Grace.

Rather than blather on about it, here’s Tony himself to tell you!

Direct Link to video: https://youtu.be/OhEeZ19yo-A

He’s also taken a few familiar faces up in it as well!

Link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1688194431452731/?ref=group_browse_new

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Finally, here’s another wonderful new drawing by Blog Buddy Dechir M of Algeria!

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THANK YOU, Dechir, for another beautiful work of art!

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This is Cap’n Aux . . .

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Bloggin’ Off!

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