Author Archives: Reya Kempley

Donated drawing of Jerrie Mock helps raise money for WAI chapter

A short time ago, I was fea­tured in a short blurb in Aviation for Women mag­a­zine pub­li­cizing my custom draw­ings of air­planes. One of the responses I received from this men­tion was an email asking if I’d be willing to con­tribute somehow to … Continue reading

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Publicity in Aviation for Women magazine!

If you’re a Women in Aviation, International (WAI) member, you may have noticed a little blurb on me in your July/August issue of Aviation for Women mag­a­zine! Look at the lower right corner on page 17, and you’ll find a small pic­ture of … Continue reading

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Flight Emergency in the Apple iBookstore

If you’ve got an iPad or iPhone, stop by the iBook­store and check out Flight Emergency! This ver­sion of the ebook has been specif­i­cally for­matted for Apple’s devices, with high-quality images. Just tap your way through each deci­sion tree, or … Continue reading

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Pioneers of Aviation History: The WASP Museum in Sweetwater, Texas

During a cross-country road trip last month, I stopped in Sweetwater, Texas, where the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) trained at Avenger Field during WWII. The sur­rounding land­scape is dom­i­nated by forests of huge wind­mills stretching to the horizon, with farms and … Continue reading

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Rich Stowell’s eBooks Now in Apple’s iBookstore

Pilot, flight instructor, and author Rich Stowell, known as “The Spin Doctor,” is an expert on the sub­ject of loss of con­trol in air­planes. He has pro­duced books and four DVD pro­grams cov­ering spins, emer­gency maneu­vers, and aer­o­batics. He also … Continue reading

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Wings Club recognizes Patty Wagstaff with Outstanding Aviator Award

Tell me some­thing I don’t know, right? Patty Wagstaff is a role model in so many ways, for women, for pilots, for anyone who wants to pursue big goals. Here’s an excerpt from the story in General Aviation News: Wagstaff’s accom­plish­ments broke … Continue reading

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More Dutch press in AOPA’s Pilots & Planes in The Netherlands

On the heels of the last review from the Dutch mag­a­zine All Clear comes another men­tion of Flight Emergency in AOPA’s pub­li­ca­tion in The Netherlands, Pilots & Planes. Thanks to Peter Mundy of The Pilot Shop at Lelystad Airport for … Continue reading

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All Clear in Holland

While Holland may be small in size rel­a­tive to the United States, their enthu­siasm for avi­a­tion is very big! All Clear is a mag­a­zine that just fea­tured a book review of Flight Emergency. The review was written by Rene Verjans of AviationBookReviews.com … Continue reading

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Discover a World of Handmade Items (and my Aviation Illustrations!) on Etsy

Have you ever vis­ited Etsy? It’s a fan­tastic online site where people from all over the world sell hand­made and vin­tage items of all kinds, from fur­ni­ture to clothing, can­dies to iPad cases. Members can create “trea­suries,” or col­lec­tions, of their … Continue reading

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The Right Seat by Avram Goldstein

This book is a very detailed, thor­ough course in the basics of gen­eral avi­a­tion flight, radio com­mu­ni­ca­tion, nav­i­ga­tion, and emer­gency pro­ce­dures for non-pilots, yet is easy to read and enjoy. If you are a pilot in all but the cer­tifi­cate, you enjoy … Continue reading

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