Category: Aviation

  • Why I Fly – Ignite Denver 39

    Why I Fly – Ignite Denver 39

    At Ignite Denver 39, a speaker shared insights into solo flying single-engine aircraft, emphasizing unexpected reasons behind this choice. The fast-paced presentation involved a 5-minute slot, 20 automatically advancing slides, and gratitude expressed to the production team and fellow speakers.

  • Private Pilot

    Private Pilot

    I got my private pilots license (PPL) flying a Cessna 172S. I primarily trained with Aspen Flying Club at Centennial Airport (KAPA), in addition to a number of training flights originating from Western Air Flight Academy at Rocky Mountain Metro Airport KBJC. My solo cross country training flights were from Centennial KAPA down to Pueblo…

  • Video: Flying the Cessna 172 and Aviat Husky with Nassau Flyers

    Video: Flying the Cessna 172 and Aviat Husky with Nassau Flyers

    Video from flying the Cessna 172 and Aviat Husky with Nassau Flyers. Related: Flying the Robinson R22 Helicopter

  • Flying the Aviat Husky A-1C

    Flying the Aviat Husky A-1C

    Today I got the opportunity to fly the backcountry utility aircraft the Aviat Husky A-1C. This was in conjunction with a whole day of flight instruction and practice I did with Nassau Flyers out at the Farmingdale Republic Airport in Farmingdale, Long Island, New York. After spending the earlier part of the day flying the…

  • Flying the Cessna 172

    Flying the Cessna 172

    On June 27th, I rented and flew a Cessna 172 for the first time. Starting in the mid-afternoon, I took the train from NYC out to Farmingdale, NY to the Nassau Flyers offices, located at the Farmingdale Republic AIrport, and has their own hangar. I initally came out to the airport for a lesson on…

  • Flying the Robinson R22 Helicopter

    Flying the Robinson R22 Helicopter

    Today I took my first flight lesson and flew the Robinson R22 Beta Helicopter. My flight instructor was Pilot Jefferson Vicente of Heliflights.net. After a bit of ground review of the basics, which I had learned previously from the industry standard text “Principles of Helicopter Flight“, we hopped in the chopper and took off from…