EPISODES

Low wing kit plane – SKI Flying?! YES Please!

Low wing kit plane – SKI Flying?! YES Please!

Thanks to the Canadian Owners and Pilot’s Association for this one! In this episode we travel to Montebello Quebec for the annual Winter Fly-in hosted by COPA. See this special event from the inside and check out the very awesome RV-8 on skis! Thanks to COPA for the invite to tell this story! Working to...

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Flight Chops is Hiring! Freelance marketing person / All Around social media management Jedi master

Flight Chops is Hiring! Freelance marketing person / All Around social media management Jedi master

The Role: Digital Business & Marketing Assistant Location: Remote, Work from home  Job Type: Part time Independent Contractor   The Digital Business & Marketing Assistant reports directly to Steve Thorne and is responsible for executing the key tasks that support our business, and keep it visible and on-brand in the digital space. This includes, but...

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Flight Chops at the 2020 Montebello Winter Fly-In, Hosted by COPA

Flight Chops at the 2020 Montebello Winter Fly-In, Hosted by COPA

Steve has just returned from Montebello Quebec where the 29th annual winter fly-in was being held at the Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello hotel, which is considered the largest log cabin in the world. Steve was both a participant and keynote speaker at the Saturday evening gala. This was a challenging event due to a major snow/rain...

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Steve Is Giving Away His Custom SLAVX Sim Panel!

Steve Is Giving Away His Custom SLAVX Sim Panel!

AS REVEALED IN THIS RECENT EPISODE, STEVE IS GIVING AWAY HIS CUSTOM SLAVX SIM PANEL! YOU’RE INVITED TO ENTER THIS GIVEAWAY IF YOU ARE: * Someone who specifically wants to learn the GNS 430 and you have a basic sim computer and iPad etc for these components to connect to * Fairly SIM tech savvy and...

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Instrument Rated! How I FINALLY passed the Flight Test!

Instrument Rated! How I FINALLY passed the Flight Test!

Took 5 years of blood, sweat and tears, but here we are! Standby for details on my Garmin 430 sim giveaway – ideally join the Flight Chops mailing list so you get the news when we implement the plan to execute that. Thanks to ALL the mentors that have helmed me along the way. For...

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WORST time for Flight TEST – IFR Status VLOG #10

WORST time for Flight TEST – IFR Status VLOG #10

The hardest chapter of my flying career so far is almost over… In this Episode: Steve stays focused on his goal of passing the instrument flight test amid contact delays due to the winter weather…   Huge thanks to all the Supporters on Patreon! Productions like this wouldn’t be possible without your help! For those...

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