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Greg Brown's Flying Carpet Blog · 3W ago

“‘Gotcha’ Switch,” Greg’s May, 2018 Flying Carpet column

Every pilot experiences a bit of pucker factor when descending through clouds on an instrument approach. Am I really where I think I am, safely separated from the ground? I was reminded of t...
Greg Brown's Flying Carpet Blog · 1M ago

For those who’ve requested a picture of the “Flying Carpet…”

For those who’ve requested a picture of the Flying Carpet… Greg “Riding a Flying Carpet,” Viktor Vasnetsov, 1880.
Greg Brown's Flying Carpet Blog · 1M ago

Greg’s latest delivered “Down to Earth” series Fine Art Metal Print

I never imagined my “Down to Earth” series terrestrial photos would prove as popular as my aerial shots. Here’s a flush-framed 13″ x 19″ Sunset over the Coconino County Fair Fine Art Metal P...
Greg Brown's Flying Carpet Blog · 1M ago

“Off Limits?” Greg’s April, 2018 Flying Carpet column

Adventures in restricted airspace Restricted airspace is something we pilots study and then studiously avoid. Fortunately, it’s limited enough in most places to easily bypass. But here in th...
Greg Brown's Flying Carpet Blog · 2M ago

“Cloud Wings,” Greg’s March, 2018 Flying Carpet column

Earning your wings requires hand-eye coordination, but instrument flying (IFR) is a brain game. Yes, mastering flight by tiny needles is tough, but navigation, holds, and approaches are exci...
Greg Brown's Flying Carpet Blog · 3M ago

Poppies and Pinecones: Greg’s latest Fine Art Photography Metal Prints

Flower Power! I photographed “Bradshaw Mountains Poppies” north of Phoenix near Black Canyon City, Arizona. Nowhere is the power of numbers more boldly reflected than in these fields of Mexi...
Greg Brown's Flying Carpet Blog · 3M ago

Celebrating five years since Greg’s first solo fine art print exhibition

Wow! Five years have already passed since my first solo “Views from the Flying Carpet” photography exhibition. Thank you, friend, fellow pilot, and Master Printer Richard Jackson (above left...
Greg Brown's Flying Carpet Blog · 3M ago

“Special Girl,” Greg’s February, 2018 Flying Carpet column

The romance of flight comes in many flavors, so when my friend Andrew requested a “huge favor,” I didn’t know what to expect. Andrew formerly edited our local entertainment weekly, for which...
Greg Brown's Flying Carpet Blog · 4M ago

Discounts on Greg’s 2018 photo wall calendars!

Check current publisher discounts on my 2018 Photographic Wall Calendars here. All-new 2018 “Views from the Flying Carpet” Photo Wall Calendars Check out my all-new 2018 “Views from the Flyi...
Greg Brown's Flying Carpet Blog · 5M ago

“Dark, Scary Night,” Greg’s January, 2018 Flying Carpet column

“Beware—the airport you fly into every day is not the same airport at night,” my friend Donna Wood observed last year. As a new private pilot, Wood had invested in a Cessna 182 and launched ...