“If you have time to spare, go by air” is one of many truisms associated with traveling by aircraft. It’s perhaps rooted most deeply in general aviation, where no matter how hard we may try, a schedule is merely a guideline — which means a lot of waiting.
Glance around a typical FBO and there’s bound to be someone waiting. Waiting for weather. Waiting for passengers. Waiting for an instructor to return from lunch. Waiting for the airplane to be fixed. Waiting. [Read more…]