There I Wuz!—Case of the Missing NOTAM

#blog #aviation #avgeek #article Originally published in Plane & Pilot Magazine August, 1990 issue as “Flight I’ll Never Forget: Listen Up!” THE CASE OF THE MISSING NOTAM I had been flying for a Phoenix-based charter company for about three months, had a few years’ flight instructing and 1300 hours in my logbook, and had already settled into […]

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“The Best Office View”—Part 3!

#blog #avgeek #aviation #photo ***!!!NEWS FLASH!!!*** Airways Magazine reviews my novel The Last Bush Pilots in their October edition,  hitting stands at the end of August—Get a copy while supplies last!   CALLING ALL TWITTER PEEPS! VOTE via Tweet for your favorite Aviation Blogger! Tweet out this quote, or something similar:  “@routesonline I nominate @Twitterhandle for the #avgeek100 […]

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#Blogformation: “Stranger Than Fiction”!

#blog #avgeeks #aviationTrue airplane tales that areSTRANGER THAN FICTION!—  —  —  —  —STOP THE PRESSES!Flash News:Several of your “Blogging in Formation” Team is now on the TOP 100 Leaderboard for“Most Influential Aviation Bloggers” on Twitter! and now…True airplane tales that areSTRANGER THAN FICTION! “Mysterious Dancing Lights of Afghanistan”—see story, below! Let’s play a game called, […]

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“The Best Office View”—Part 2—& Vlog!

#vlog #blog #avgeek #aviation #photo #filipino #philippines Ladies and gents, from the Flight Deck, Cap’n Aux will be joining you in the back of the cabin today,  for our Excellent Philippines Jumpseat Adventure! (Some of you have been clamoring for this post since February, so here it finally is!) But first . . . Yesterday […]

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Interlude: 3 Cap’n Aux FIRSTS & the BBC!

#blog #avgeek #aviation Folks it’s gearing up to be a busy week here at Cap’n Aux HQ. Just wanted to clue you in! ATC Controller and today’s Jumpseater, Brian B! FIRST UP: Avid Cap’n Aux blog reader Brian B., a PHX TRACON Air Traffic Controller, has secured official permission from his employer (Yes, the FAA!) […]

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“The Best Office View” – Part 1 !

#blog #avgeek #aviation the best #cockpit #photos from the past year!   Some of these you’ve seen in other posts, some in my vlogs, some on Cap’n Aux Facebook (www.facebook.com/CapnAux) . . .  but all worth seeing again! As always, feel free to share!  Please credit capnaux.blogspot.com. “Ladies and Gentlemen, from the flight deck, Cap’n Aux speaking.  Welcome aboard! […]

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