Author Archive for John Mittell

I am a former Naval Aviator, currently flying an ASW27, "BZ" out of Moontown airport near Huntsville, AL.

March 6 at Seminole – A Nugget’s View of the Seniors

Well, I said in my first blog, I came to learn.  Today was an experience.  I have heard it said, “experience is the best teacher”.  The problem with that view is that “experience” gives the test first.  Today’s lesson dealt with winds; may I say high winds? I launched without a hitch and as per…

A Nuggest’s View of the Seniors

Since I am a new author to Soaring Café, a bit of an introduction is appropriate.  I have a pretty short Bio.  I am a former Naval Aviator and a career Naval officer of 25 years.  I have flown A-4 and A-6 aircraft plus assorted cats and dogs type aircraft.  I started flying as a…