VLOG: Zen & the Art of Landing—Postponed :^(

Profuse apologies, folks, but due to several technical glitches–including a major hard drive crash–my next Vlog, “ZEN & THE ART OF LANDING” has been unavoidably delayed.  I will post ASAP. AND THE WAIT WILL BE WORTH IT!!!!! Landing–like kissing–comes in many varieties.  Cap’n Aux explores them all! (Uh, the landing part, mostly.  But, ya, also […]

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DOC AUX’S MAGICAL, CURE-ALL TRAVEL TIPS

DOC AUX’S MAGICAL, CURE-ALL TRAVEL TIPS   With the family on our annual “River Trip” to the California Sierras–a tradition started by Dad and Grandpa pre-WWII! Hello, you’ve reached Cap’n Aux.  I’m out of the flight deck right now.  In fact, I’m off backpacking some random corner of the globe! So, I thought a few quick […]

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A PILOT LOOKS AT 50

“I have spent over 2 solid years in the sky.  And after 2 divorces, 3 bankruptcies, 1 merger  and a furlough, I can even call myself a ‘Real Pilot’.” Well, I went and done it, folks.  This month, I turned the Big 5-0!  In celebration (or lament), here’s an abbreviated update of my very first […]

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Interlude: Cap’n Aux’s 3 seconds of Fame

WHERE IN THE WORLD IS CAP’N AUX?NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC This is crazy!  An astute blog reader spotted me in a National Geographic documentary waltzing through security at some random airport (LAX, perhaps?)  Another blog reader, Anthony G., found the vid as a download (since removed.) SMILE, YOU’RE ON CANDID CAMERA!(I must be showing off my Thai […]

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THERE I WUZ! — EPISODE 1: THE SKY FELL

INTRODUCING:  “THERE I WUZ!” —Cap’n Aux’s personal, spine-tingling, bone-tickling cockpit travails! **DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF MY GOOD FRIEND STEVE WILSON, A CAREER ALASKA BUSH PILOT.** Steve Wilson fuels his trusty Luscomb for a little playtime. Steve, you taught me so much about flying the bush, and about the simple joys in life.  You will be […]

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