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Like a Diamond in the Sky

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No matter where you are on this great big planet, you can gaze up at the clear night sky and see the stars twinkling above. And whoever you are, whatever you believe, wherever you originate from, if you slow down and take a moment to intentionally marvel at the vastness of the

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Super-SHE-ro, Captain Tammie Jo Shults, We Salute You

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There’s no doubt that you have all already heard about the crazy events that transpired surrounding flight 1380 yesterday. I will skip the terrifying details because you can read them on a million different other sites already. What I want to focus on instead is the identity of the pilot who safely

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Aviation Sisters

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Being a pilot wife is…well, unique. It’s feeling like you live two completely separate, unrelated lives – the one when your husband is home and the one when he’s not – and trying to find some kind of balance between the chaos of the two. It’s watching your husband pack everything he

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Just Stop

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I recently sat across the table from another woman over a dinner of sub-par pizza at a unexceptional restaurant. We attempted to have some semblance of a conversation despite the persistent din of her young children, who apparently found our attempts at female fellowship dull, at best. It was my first time

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Six Reasons to Celebrate not Celebrating (on Valentine’s Day)

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If you are married to aviation…errr…I mean someone in aviation (is there a difference?) you know that it definitely affects many every aspect of your daily lifestyle. From where you live (about a zillion miles from anyone you actually know) to your newfound ability to single-handedly deal with the venomous snake curled

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Five Myths About Aviation Life – Diverted

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It never fails. As soon as I mention that my husband is a pilot, one of several typical responses/questions will immediately follow. It’s truly not the asker’s fault, as there is no way for them to have an insider scoop unless they are, well, an insider, and aviation truly is a vast

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Pilot Wife Praises

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I have to be frank with you, I wasn’t sure we could pull it off. I dreamed, I hoped, I prayed; but I wasn’t entirely sure. A little over a year ago, I finally gave in to a pressing upon my heart to make a difference in a community of which I

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Dear Aviation Husband, Five Things I Need From You

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Dear Aviation Husband, First and foremost, I want you to know something infinitely important–something which I know I do not tell you nearly enough–I am so very proud of you.  When I see you button up that crisp white shirt, slip on your epaulettes, and pin those wings to your chest, my

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