Have you ever had a fleeting thought like, “I’d really love to do that?” Maybe swim the English Channel, climb Mt. Everest, or fly a single engine airplane around the world, but like most people, you haven’t followed through with the idea? Your adventurous spirit may still have those fleeting thoughts, but much too quickly, life passes us by. Have you waited too long? Is it too late to realize those dreams? Absolutely not! It’s never too late.
One day about two years ago, I was sitting at a picnic table outside the Fixed Based Operator’s (FBO) office with a good friend of mine, Debasish Banerjee, whom everyone calls DB. DB is a professor of Computer Information Systems at Western Carolina University, and in his free time loves to fly his Cessna 182 single engine airplane.