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Entries from May 2006

Taking It Around…

May 28th, 2006 · 15 Comments

Every now and again, a pilot is forced to make a decision to abort an approach or landing and go around to try it all again. A go-around can occur for a number of reasons: not seeing the runway at the decision altitude or missed approach point of an instrument approach, another aircraft (or other […]

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Two, Too, To…

May 25th, 2006 · No Comments

We celebrated our daughter’s 2nd birthday on the 23rd with a little family get-together at her grandma’s house. The cupcakes were yummy! Happy birthday, sweetie! We love you!!

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Lost Now Found…

May 24th, 2006 · 1 Comment

Apparently I’ve been having problems with the comments portion of this blog. For some reason, Blogspot has been neglecting to send me emails notifying me of everyone’s comments. I’ve set it up so that comments require my moderation before they’re published, and without that email notification, I’d been thinking that no one’s been interested enough […]

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When Airline Pilots Get Bored…

May 23rd, 2006 · 2 Comments

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Wright Amendment News!

May 19th, 2006 · 1 Comment

Looks like another domino will be falling shortly. Legislation Introduced to Exclude Nebraska from Wright Amendment Nebraska Representatives Lee Terry, Jeff Fortenberry, and Tom Osborne introduced legislation yesterday that would amend the Wright Amendment to allow nonstop flights from Nebraska (including OMA) to Dallas Love Field. “The Wright Amendment is wrong for Nebraska,” said Congressman […]

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Newbie No Longer…

May 12th, 2006 · 5 Comments

I’m officially off probation at my airline as of yesterday. My second year pay rate took effect on May first, increasing by a shade over $30/hour (from $44.15 to $74.49 per flight hour). Life is generally good! In true American Consumer fashion, we’re spending the raise before we get it. We’ve been in the midst […]

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