Tag Archives: Bob Worthington

Preparing For A Cross-Country Flight

by Bob Worthington www.BobWorthingtonWriter.com © Copyright 2023. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2023 Digital Issue Preparing for a cross-country flight is not like flying for the “$100” hamburger. At least it should not be. By cross-country, … Continue reading

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What is in your airplane, besides passengers and baggage?

by Bob Worthington www.BobWorthingtonWriter.com © Copyright 2023. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2023 Digital Issue What we carry in our airplanes today evolved from our military air services becoming common after WWI. During combat our military … Continue reading

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What is the value of your plane? Is it insured for that amount?

by Bob Worthington www.BobWorthingtonWriter.com © Copyright 2023. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2023 Digital Issue Over the past year or two, the market for used aircraft has exploded. Values have soared. A few weeks ago, I … Continue reading

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The Aviation Elephant In The Room, Mental Illness & Pilots

by Bob Worthington www.BobWorthingtonWriter.com © Copyright 2022. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2022/January 2023 Digital Issue What We Do Not Talk About As people gather around the office coffee pot, at happy hour after work or … Continue reading

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What does an aviation psychologist do? Most general aviation pilots will never see one!

by Bob Worthington www.BobWorthingtonWriter.com © Copyright 2022. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2022 Digital Issue Psychologists What is an aviation psychologist? First allow me to define a psychologist. The psychologist is a professional trained in the … Continue reading

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AOPA’s Rusty Pilots Seminars

by Bob Worthington © Copyright 2022. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2022 Digital Issue As the U.S. pilot population slipped a decade into the 21st century, the leaders of the Aircraft Owners Pilots Association (AOPA) decided … Continue reading

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What shape are you in?

by Bob Worthington © Copyright 2022. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue The average age of today’s student pilot is 33. The average age of pilots in general is 44. Obviously, pilots are not … Continue reading

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What Is The Value of Your Local Airport?

by Bob Worthington © Copyright 2022. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2022 online issue. Most non-aviation people view airports as being in two distinct different versions. Those which service the airlines and the much smaller county … Continue reading

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Second Book of Vietnam Trilogy

Published By U.S. Army Veteran, Bob Worthington Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2022 Online Issue Writer and Army veteran, Dr. Bob Worthington of Las Cruces, N.M., has published the second book of a planned Vietnam trilogy titled “Fighting Viet … Continue reading

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Can you carry a gun in your airplane?

by Bob Worthington © Copyright 2022. All rights reserved! Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2022 Online Issue Can one carry a gun in a private aircraft? The correct answer is maybe, sometimes, it depends. This confusing response is because … Continue reading

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