It’s All Relative

Recently, I made a trip back to the mid-west to spend some time with the relatives and enjoy a special occasion. But this post isn’t about my family – this is a travel blog, not Facebook. It was the journey…

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Engine Out At 6,500 Feet

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Grumman Yankee – Wikipedia Commons

There’s an old adage among pilots: the propeller isn’t really there to make the plane fly, it’s just a fan to keep the pilot cool.  Because if it stops spinning, you’ll really watch him sweat.

I can say from first hand experience there’s some truth to that.

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