Blogging in Formation—There I Wuz! My Best Instructional Moments

#BlogFormation #blog #avgeek #aviation #airline All, In response to your requests, you can now conveniently buy signed copies of  The Last Bush Pilots and Code Name: Dodger!   <—Just look for this, over on the left!       Apologies, but they are currently only available in the U.S!     And now . . . It’s Blogging in Formation Week! Posts all […]

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The Cap’n & the Controller—Part II

#blog #avgeek #aviation #ATC Our story so far: Blog buddy and Phoenix Air Traffic Controller Brian Bond contacted me via my Cap’n Aux Facebook page (facebook.com/CapnAux). We quickly decided to trade tours of each other’s jobs. Our planned adventure was twofold: First, Brian would ride on my cockpit jumpseat during a live flight (see my previous post, Part […]

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The Cap’n & the Controller—Part I

#blog #avgeek #aviation #ATC ATC Controller Brian jumpseats with Cap’n Aux! Recently, blog buddy Brian Bond contacted me via my Cap’n Aux Facebook page (facebook.com/CapnAux). To my surprise, it turns out that Brian is not only an FAA Air Traffic Controller, but one based in my home town of Phoenix. He works at the PHX […]

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Interlude: You’re never too….

#blog #airline #avgeek All,This week, I flew with these two special passengers, and thought the contrast was quite intriguing!   Skyla, Capn Aux wishes you the best of luck in your aeronautical adventures! Oh, and by the way, Skyla . . . HAPPY 13!!! Speaking of Aeronautical Adventure, I am proud to announce our two […]

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9/11 WE REMEMBER

#911 #blog #avgeek #aviation an Encore Tribute . . . “From now on, every airline ticket purchased is a vote for Freedom, and every flight flown is a victory over terrorism.  So thank you for your patronage, thank you for your  patriotism, and God bless America!”  —Cap’n Aux, September 16, 2001 Freedom One RNAV Arrival […]

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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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