I Know You’re Mad at United but… (Thoughts from a Pilot Wife About Flight 3411)


If you want reliable transportation, don’t fly. It’s the nature of aviation. Getting bumped sucks, but throwing a tantrum and screwing over a few hundred other passengers isn’t the way to deal with it.

The Pilot Wife Life

If there’s one thing I have learned over the years, it’s that there arealways two sides to every story.

On April 9th, a very unfortunate incident played out on United Flight 3411, the video of which has since gone viral causing a mass social media uprising with an ‘off-with-their-heads’ mentality. I mean, across the board. Fire ’em all and let the gods sort it out later.

Look, I get it. When I first saw the video I was appalled too. To say that it was inflammatory would be putting it mildly. But it was also a situation that was escalated far beyond the boundaries of necessity.

If a federal law enforcement officer asks me to exit a plane, no matter how royally pissed off I am, I’m going to do it and then seek other means of legal reimbursement. True story.

Knowing what I know about airport security, I’m

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A Face Made for Radio


img_20161221_092635780_burst001-1In a first for me, I’ll be live on the Rocky and The Gonz Podcast this Friday, March 17 from 9:30 to 10:00 pm Eastern Standard Time. Listen the buttery smooth voice associated with all the rantings you’ve grown to love.

Listen to the podcast on demand, if you can’t make the time. Or listen to it again, if I made a good point and you were just too drunk from St. Patrick’s Day to remember.