While the pandemic has certainly created challenges in every walk of our lives, it also has presented some opportunities.
Take the Smokehouse Pilots Club.
Started a few years ago by pilots based at Leesburg Executive Airport (KJYO) in Virginia, the club has grown exponentially, now boasting members from across the globe.
The club started quite informally with a handful of pilots doing some fly-outs and meet ups at a local restaurant, the Smokehouse Live Barbecue.
While that restaurant has since closed — along with two others the club frequented for its meetings — the Smokehouse Pilots Club is going strong, with more than 1,500 members from around the world, reports Gabe Muller, chairman.[Read more…]