Have the Scales been tipped? | Remembering Big George

I pondered considerably before writing this blog piece. I questioned whether I was qualified enough, knew enough, whether I could add value. I asked myself whether all that could be said have already been said. No, this situation keeps evolving by the minute and seems to be taking on gargantuan proportions. Nonetheless. Let’s start again. …

The Hundred Dollar Hamburger Flight|Come With G

$100 hamburger ("hundred-dollar hamburger") is aviation slang for the excuse a general aviation pilot might use to fly. A $100 hamburger trip typically involves flying a short distance (less than two hours), eating at an airport restaurant, and flying home. "$100" originally referred to the approximate cost of renting or operating a light general aviation …