I practiced some go around's at Centennial Airport this past Saturday. It's always a GOOD idea to practice scenarios like this, because they can happen at any time. If your skills aren't up to par, then bad stuff can happen. A "Go Around" is simple: when directed, give it full throttle, take carb heat out, start … Continue reading GO AROUND PRACTICE AT APA
I re-tweeted the following article on my Twitter account. Touching a Great White However, it was brought to my attention that not only is it illegal, it jeopardizes diving operations in Guadeloupe, and that indirectly jeopardizes the shark population. I knew it was illegal. But, I did not think about it affecting the diving operations … Continue reading CONTROVERSIAL? OR NO BIG DEAL?
I think so. Do you agree? What is it about the ocean and the sea that scare people? I think I know the most popular reason- SHARKS! Photo taken by Jason Heller via Flickr Stop me if you've heard this one: Me: "So, John Q. Public, wanna go swim in the Atlantic?" John Q. Public: "Hell NO! There's … Continue reading IS IT SAFE TO GO IN THE OCEAN?
It's been about five long, and lonely weeks since I've flown. But, that's all behind me come Saturday...YAY! I've got two flights; Saturday and Sunday for about three hours each day. I will have two GoPros set up to get some good footage of the flights; I think I'm going to experiment with different angles. … Continue reading Upcoming
This was filmed during my first trip to the British Virgin Islands; they are BEAUTIFUL! Tortola was a very scenic island. However, the dive was lacking in marine life; just a lot of reef fish and a big Caribbean Lobster. It was still a great dive as there was lots of rock formations, coral formations, … Continue reading Diving in Tortola, British Virgin Islands
We vacationed in the Dominican last year and chose the Hard Rock Resort and Casino as our place to stay. We do not stay in resorts when we travel, but were excited to give an all-inclusive a try. The Hard Rock was NOT a good choice for a first all-inclusive stay. Starting from the beginning … Continue reading Hard Rock, Punta Cana…Uh, NO!
...actually, they don't. But it was a nice title I thought. 😆 So...I'm not Maverick, and I don't fly an F-14 Tomcat, but I love aviation and do fly planes. Since my late teens I have had a dream and desire to learn to fly. Finally, after 15 years, I decided to go for it. … Continue reading They call me Maverick