Working the Weather

There seems to be a lot of early convective this year (usually July/August challenge). We had a tight contest with a line of thunderstorms going east back into Rome (with a stop in Lost Nation) last week: This had the excitement of a bolt of lightning surprising us on the descent into Lost Nation. We … Continue reading Working the Weather

“Day in the Life” Video

I have not published to this site in quite a while (so sorry) but I hope to catch up a bit as time allows. COVID has certainly slowed down our dispatch rate but we seem to be regaining some traction now that our full crew is vaccinated and new pilots are coming on board. This … Continue reading “Day in the Life” Video

“Selling” a Single…Pilatus PC-12NG Vs King Air B200GT

The economy, utility and safety of various aircraft, be they private singles or corporate carriages, are hotly debated subjects on the ramp among pilots and in boardrooms among CFOs. This controversy also fuels the sale of many flying magazines. (See this recent Flying Magazine article). There are a huge number of variables to consider when … Continue reading “Selling” a Single…Pilatus PC-12NG Vs King Air B200GT

Learning and Burning (Jet A): Teterboro Challenge!

It has been a very busy week with Memorial Day and many charter runs to Nantucket and the outer Long Island airports. All these flights inevitably originate in the NYC metro area with an intense pace in the air and then coordinating catering, passenger loading, fuel, luggage (and wheelchairs) on the ground. If you get … Continue reading Learning and Burning (Jet A): Teterboro Challenge!