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I must admit, as a helicopter pilot, things above 18,000 feet MSL get a little confusing to me as well. I have not yet learned how to read high altitude weather prog charts, just to name one example, or anything …

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One-upmanship never happens in aviation, right?! How many hours you had and which models you have flown already seemed very important in the beginning of one’s flying career. At least that has been my experience. And I remember counting every …

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We’ve all heard at least of one of these items. Rotor-Wash, Blinker Fluid, Muffler Bearings … The names and places of this practical joke story getting way out of hand will be altered to protect the innocent. This one time, …

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A pilot asking for a sponge or mop is never a good thing. They were probably the words I dreaded the most back when I was working as a mechanic full time. I can deal with people spilling oil or …

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