A pilot who writes... about aviation's past, present, and future. Adept in both the technical and the personal, Christopher "Has Laptop - Will Travel"

Specializes in safety and security topics, in addition to historical research and documentation.

Also known for his aeronautical feats, including setting the Guinness World Records for the longest distance performing a 'wheelie' in an airplane.

Latest Article

Private Preston's Wild Ride


"Landing a helicopter on the White House lawn is a rare privilege, usually reserved for only the most experienced and trusted pilots, but in 1974, a 20-year-old private first class with 157 hours, no rotor-wing certificate, and a wrecked love life decided to take a run at it—while being chased by police and shot at by the Secret Service."