Small steps are critical, but often we pay relatively little attention to the size of our steps because our focus is on navigating the rough terrain or unfamiliar landscape. I found this out the hard way when I fell in love with running eight years ago. In the early years, I suffered from a variety […]
“That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Neil Armstrong stepped from the ladder of the lunar module and onto the surface of the moon, having never experienced anything like this before. With equally memorable words, President John F. Kennedy blazed a trail into the unknown when he announced his audacious goal […]
The past few months have wreaked virtual havoc on the server side of this website. I hope to fix many of the glaring problems, but my approach will be slow and steady.
I believe that one role of the leader is to ensure the team is on course. The challenge with leadership in a family is that I’ve never been here before–society is different, my kids are growing, iphones, instagram, etc. As a family, we are blazing trails in unexplored wilderness. You are too. Enjoy the adventure. […]
In the most recent technical column in the April edition of the Flight Test News, Good Vibrations presented some practical challenges in determining damping ratio during real time flutter flight test. One of the underlying issues is the difference between the following two questions. “What is the damping ratio?” “Is this the damping ratio?” These are […]