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Pilots of the Caribbean 2 – Stranded in Paradise!

  There I Wuz! Stranded, jobless, homeless, in a 3rd world country . . . (Continued from last week) Oh, you may think, stranded in paradise ain’t so bad. But all that cash I had squirreled away in Alaska had quickly evaporated in the muggy Virgin Islands air while waiting for my checkride, and awaiting my first meager […]

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There I Wuz! Pilots of the Caribbean

Dedicated to the memory of Virgin Islands Seaplane Shuttle Director of  Operations, Captain John Stuart-Jervis. A  former Royal Navy pilot, Captain Stuart-Jervis was tragically lost to us in 1995 while competing in Europe’s most prestigious balloon race,  inexplicably shot down by the Belarus military. “Luck means taking chances. Rolling the dice.” Looking back on the long […]

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