Results for "pilot"


  • Blind Pilots

    One day at a busy airport, the passengers on a commercial airliner are seated waiting for the pilot to show up so they can get under way. The pilot and copilot finally appear in the rear of the plane and begin walking up to the cockpit through the center aisle. Both appear to be blind; the pilot...

    Tags: joke, blind, pilot

  • Old pilot

      An old Pilot sat down at the Starbucks and ordered a cup of coffee. As he sat sipping his coffee, a young woman sat down next to him. She turned to the pilot and asked, 'Are you a real pilot?' He replied, 'Well, I've spent my whole life flying biplanes, Cubs,...

    Tags: Joke, aviation, pilot, lesbian

  • An Account of my Solo Last Week.

    Knowing that choosing to depart the Earth for the heavens implies the responsibility of a safe return to Terra Firma, brings forth many emotions that tangle and weave in our minds. Today (8/1/2013) has left me light headed and giddy as to what I really feel. It will take time to sort out ...

    Tags: solo, microlight, trike, flying, pilot, airborne, emotion, experience, thrill

  • Single Engine Running Rough

    Trike Pilot:  Tower, Experimental Trike 16Alpha, request priority landing due to my engine running rough. Tower:  Trike 16 Alpha you will be number two, behind a B-52 that has one engine shut down. Trike Pilot:  “Ah, the dreaded seven-engine approach.”

    Tags: Engine Rough, B-52, Engine Out, Humor, trike pilot, trike alpha, engine, alpha, pilot

  • Wish me luck everyone...

    Tomorrow I am having my check flight and final exam - and all going well I shall be a certifiable... ahh I mean Certified Pilot. Today I almost completed 5 hours of my required solo time.  It's been a blast, and I am becoming one with the machine!  Just try and get me out of ...

    Tags: pilot, training, learning, fly, student, certified

  • PIC First Solo Certified

    As of 19th January 2013 I am a certified microlight pilot. This is my first flight with this status - the day after my instructor signed off on my certification. I made a round trip of approximately 50NM.

    Tags: microlight, trike, solo, pic, training, certification, pilot, flight, xt-912

  • Undies

    Sunday morning before returning home - Noël had to change into his warm undies before putting on the suit - a warm pilot is a happy pilot! 

    Tags: noël, dta, yello, undies, smile, happy, pilot, featured

  • Restricted Airspace- Pilot Tips

    Pilot's Tip of the Week (from Pilot Workshops) Restricted Airspace Subscriber Question:  "When on a cross country trip, and you see a restricted area that you missed in your planning, what's the best way to find out whether to go thru or not?" - Doug D. ...

    Tags: Restricted Airspace, restricted airspace, airspace, restricted, pilot

  • Light Sport is alive and well .. dispelling some rumors

    The aircraft are increasingly finding their way on to flight lines across the continent and the world at large. Those who fly them find the meager fuel burn and the lighter touch of reduced regulatory intrusion to be a beneficial factor in their decision making. Yet still, Light Sport Aircraft...

    Tags: LSA, Light sport, Industry, Economy, largely, light sport, pilot, sport, light

  • Flying is for the Birds- (Excellent article on how cool birds are)

          Proficient Pilot: Flying is for the birds VFR creatures that stay out of the clouds         January 17, 2014 By Barry Schiff      “Once you have tasted flight, y...

    Tags: Birds, Barry Schiff, AOPA, clocked, birds, pilots, flight, pilot