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WASPs the Original Fly Girls

Jul 4, 2016  

World War II was a time when everyone pulled together. It was a time of Rosie the Riveter and scrap metal drives. War bonds and war rations. My grandmother was part of the Land Army, women who worked the land, drove tractors and plowed fields and in doing so, freed up men to go to war as well as kept […]

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WINGS Part 3: Skip Your Flight Review

Jun 13, 2016  

In April, I wrote about flying for WINGS credit.  Last month I wrote about earning WINGS knowledge credit.  This month, I’ll tie it all together for WINGS credit in lieu of an FAA Flight Review. The FAA WINGS program is documented in Advisory Circular (AC) 61-91J. Paragraph 5(b) states: Incentive Awards. Airmen who participate in the program and satisfactorily complete […]

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Aviation Law Presentation

May 24, 2016  

At our April meeting Joseph and Caitlin LoRusso and the AOPA Legal Counsel presented a program via Skype. The AOPA representatives were Ron Golden, Deputy General Counsel for AOPA and Scot Shealer, head of legal services for AOPA. Ron and Scot talked about the importance of legal counsel. As most pilots are either unaware of, or uninformed of, their AOPA […]

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Meet Our Members

May 24, 2016  

Jason Kopp Jason graduated from Midland, Texas and as all good Texans, was fully planning on going to Texas A&M, however at the last minute an opportunity arose for him to attend Pensacola Christian College with a friend. Being last minute, he saw no way for it to work out but with the persistence of a dedicated mom and maybe […]

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My view from the right seat

May 20, 2016  

I’ve always loved to travel. By the time I graduated high school I had been in 35 of the 50 states and two foreign countries, so it stood to reason that my choice of careers would involve the airlines. So after high school I attended Atlantic Airlines in Kansas City, Missouri. I had no desire to become a flight attendant, […]

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