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Burning Pianos With F-22 Fighter Pilot Major Rob Burgon

Burning Pianos With F-22 Fighter Pilot Major Rob Burgon Maverick and Goose step aside: there’s a real fighter pilot in da house! Folks, every once in awhile, I get to sit back, relax, and—like you—enjoy an adventure or two written by another pilot. Well, I am happy to report that I had the great honor of […]

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BIF — & the Best Writer I’ve Ever Read!

Folks, it’s the First of the month, and that can only mean one thing. It’s time for Blogging in Formation! This month’s Topic: AVIATION IN THE MEDIA—HOW CAN THEY GET IT SO WRONG? “There are strong political/economic forces afoot in the media’s coverage of aviation-related topics, which has resulted in a lot of so-called “experts” […]

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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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2014: An Oshkosh Odyssey!

GONNA BE THERE? This Saturday, July 26, I will be hosting a   BOOK LAUNCH PARTY and SIGNING for   “There I Wuz! Adventures From 3 Decades in the Sky” (https://www.createspace.com/4758123) at ORD (Chicago O’Hare)’s TOTES AWESOME Aviation store, AVIATION UNIVERSE! Join me, along with owners Lora, Richard, and their faithful labs Wilbur and Orville! I’ll be […]

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#BIF: Is the Pilot Shortage Really Looming?

A Blogging in Formation Special! On the first day of each month, our team of eight pilot-bloggers join forces to discuss an important, cutting edge aviation topic. This month it’s my turn! But first: Once Upon a Time . . .   Hotlink: http://vimeo.com/99199549 And now . . . The topic I’ve chosen to discuss for this […]

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Blogging in Formation: Back to the (Supersonic) Future?

“I believe we’re headed back to the future. I’m talking about the return of supersonic passenger aircraft.” —Ron Rapp, Rapp.org   . . . And now, a Blogging in Formation Special . . . BIF Team Member Ron Rapp has posited this incredible premise: Within the next 10 years, aviation is poised to embrace supersonic biz jets. WHAT SAY […]

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