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AirStat goes Hollywood!

So we have now made it to the Big Time. Fifteen minutes of fame. OK, more like 30 seconds of fame, but who’s counting? AirStat’s KingAir B200 was in the recent Tyler Perry movie, Madea’s Witness Protection, and yours truly … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday!

Well, May marks the 5th anniversary of the founding of AirStat, Inc. So, Happy Birthday to us! It was just an idea that we might be able to start a company and offer first class service in the light aircraft … Continue reading

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Unavoidable Ipads

The ipad revolution has hit professional aviation. As if there was an area of life they haven’t hit. Pilots have always carried a lot of charts in order to navigate and shoot instrument approaches when landing. The airline pilots carry … Continue reading

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Polska

On a trip down to St Augustine, Florida recently I happened to be walking through the city and came across Gaufries and Goods on Aviles Street. So happens that I am of Polish descent but don’t speak Polish or eat … Continue reading

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Aging Aircraft

Here is an old airplane still flying. The DC-3 first flew in 1935! The Douglas company manufactered 16,079 DC-3s ceasing production in 1942. They were made in Santa Monica, California. Santa Monica is now one of the most anti-airplane airports in the country. For some reason the … Continue reading

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View from Here

Usually when passengers are boarding the aircraft, I tell them they may sit wherever they want to… except for seat 1A. That one’s mine. 1A is the First Class seat up front on the airlines. And it’s a First Class seat on … Continue reading

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Skid Row

Early morning takeoff from Atlanta Hartsfield… funny how some things you just don’t notice until later. Lined up on Runway 8Left, beautiful sunrise… Hey, who left those skid marks? Would’ve liked to have seen that landing. Looks like a 45 … Continue reading

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Nicest Customer Rep

There are so many advantages to flying privately. First of all, you miss out on the cattle car experience the airlines offer.  And parking is easy. Then best of all there is no TSA! Your luggage is never lost and the plane … Continue reading

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Though I fly through the Valley…

Summertime flying in the South. Leave in the morning and then sit around and watch the Thunderbumpers build all day. Hope they don’t form a solid line you can’t get around. They are beautiful to look at. All those tiny … Continue reading

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Large Times in Small Towns

Flying takes you to many places. Big cities, small towns, the middle of nowhere. It’s fun to roam around and investigate the nooks and crannies of the country. When you have time to kill a bookstore/coffee shop combination can’t be … Continue reading

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