Category Archives: Pilot’s Blog Book

Pictures of David – Inspiring Genius

On the day of our 40th Wedding Anniversary Holly and I revisited the city we enjoyed so much on our European honeymoon. The first time, I don’t remember why, we were not able to visit the original statue of David … Continue reading

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C208B Seaplane Crash in China

FIVE people died after a seaplane, owned by Joy General Aviation, crashed into a bridge during a trial flight of the service in Shanghai’s Jinshan District today. Source: Five killed after seaplane hits bridge on maiden flight in Jinshan District … Continue reading

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Bragging Rights

At the beginning of the year I had planned to exercise my “bragging rights” to look back and highlight my last year’s accomplishments. Then I lost my laptop in Tokyo, WordPress come out with a new update that made blogging … Continue reading

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The Manitoba Homesick Blues

Most people I know who live and work in the frozen north dream of retiring to a tropical country or at least hope to be able to take a long vacation down south to Florida, Mexico or Costa Rica every winter. … Continue reading

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The Seaplane Base – An Alternative to Crowded Airports

How do you cope as an ad-hoc charter operator when you are faced with long delays at a crowded airport with limited take-off and landing slots that need to be booked days in advance? Not sure? To answer this question … Continue reading

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Instinct to Point – Teaching Happiness

The Real Meaning of Happiness During the aftermath of the Terror Attacks in Paris there have been several TV programs presenting panels of experts, including psychologists, attempting to explain the reasons why young men from Europe or America join ISIS. … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between a Floatplane and a Seaplane?

A well-known TV business commentator and Aviation Analyst recently asked me “What is the difference between a floatplane and a seaplane.” On a newscast he called a floatplane a seaplane and the know-it-all’s bombarded him with comments telling him he … Continue reading

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