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About mcjonesqwe

I'm an aviation student at Eastern Kentucky University. I love flying and learning about aviation. I'm from Louisville, Kentucky and I'm staying on campus in Richmond for school. I'm on the GlobalAir.com scholarship blog team and logging my flight training on Chasing FL180.

I Am a Complete Commercial Pilot

Today in the mail I received a special envelope from the Department of Transportation. Inside held a plastic card I never thought I would be privileged enough to hold. It has my name on it, as well as the words … Continue reading

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Summer Update

So this summer I have been staying in Richmond to hopefully complete commercial and CFI training. So far I have been fairly productive. I’ve passed my commercial MEL check ride, and have passed both the FOI and FIA written tests … Continue reading

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A Wacky flight to Toledo, OH

After Columbia, Horace and I repeatedly faced a lot of poor weather to the south and west. Luckily, we had a long list of airports in the north to fly to, and Toledo was one of them. The weather going … Continue reading

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Hosting a 5K on an Airport Runway

Last week, our chapter of Alpha Eta Rho at Eastern Kentucky University hosted a 5K at Madison Airport in Berea, KY. We organized the event in order to help raise money for Wings of Hope, a charity that offers free … Continue reading

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Columbia, South Carolina

After traveling to North Carolina I was very impressed with the happy, sunshiny¬† atmosphere. Naturally, a couple days later with the weather still being good to the east, Horace and I decided to fly to South Carolina to compare the … Continue reading

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Charlotte, NC

In the spirit of continuing flights to large, busy airports, Horace and I decided to fly to Charlotte, NC. Charlotte is a Class B airport in western North Carolina and is a center for PSA Airlines. I am still interested … Continue reading

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Inteviewing with ExpressJet

For the past six months, I have been a part of a program called Ap3 from ExpressJet. It offers a chance for internships, building relationships with pilots in the industry, and most importantly being hired. Every year, the airline has … Continue reading

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