Write Aviation Articles
The Disciples of Flight website (previously known as Skypark.tv) was started in early 2012 by: Jim Hoddenbach is dedicated to the promotion of safety through shared exercise and knowledge from the pilot community. We, Disciples of Flight, are always looking for individuals who are interested in contributing to the growing knowledge base on the website. Bottom line: if you want to write aviation articles then you are in the write place.
Click on the Contact Disciples of Flight and fill out the form to apply to be a contributor. A sample of your writing or video work is required and will be requested, so you expedite the process by including links to your work.
No previous experience is required to write aviation articles for Disciples of Flight, just an honest, and knowledgeable voice in aviation.
Follow us on Social Media:
Search authors by name
Crista Worthy - 43 posts
Crista V. Worthy is Managing Editor of Pilot Getaways magazine, a travel magazine for private pilots, and Editor of The Flyline, the monthly publication of the Idaho Aviation Association. She also writes occasionally for several other aviation publications, including AOPA Pilot. A native Californian, Crista has been flying since 1995, is a fan of both backcountry flying and hiking, and now lives in Idaho with her husband Fred.
John Peltier - 26 posts
John has been an aviation enthusiast since the age of ten. After countless hours in front of the flight simulator on the family computer, he finally earned his fixed-wing license right before joining the Air Force. There, served as an F-15E Instructor Weapon Systems Officer for ten years, obtaining 1,600 flight hours over two deployments to Afghanistan and well over 100 combat missions flying Close Air Support. Once in the civilian world, John made the leap to helicopters, going all the way through CFI-I in the unforgiving flight training environment presented by the mountains around Lake Tahoe. John is an avid backpacker, sailor, and photographer; follow his non-flying adventures on his website, by clicking the button below.
Erika Armstrong - 26 posts
From the front desk of an FBO to the captain's seat of a commercial airliner, Erika Armstrong has experienced everything aviation has to offer. She is a professional pilot columnist and her aviation stories can be found in seven national aviation publications. Her book, A CHICK IN THE COCKPIT, is available wherever books are sold.
James Darvell - 10 posts
James Darvell is a freelance writer from London who currently lives in Rome. He loves writing about a wide range of topics, and has a passion for history.
Alex Carchidi - 10 posts
Alex is a freelance writer from Boston who grew up playing flight simulator games in his dad’s lap and has dabbled in planes as a hobby ever since. Alex loves to write about the history of military aviation and frequently accompanies his pilot friends on recreational flights. Alex can be seen on passenger flights grinning and trying to get a better view out the window during takeoff.
Upper Limit Aviation - 8 posts
Upper Limit Aviation offers professional flight training for both-rotor wing and fixed-wing aircraft. Through a unique partnership with select universities, such as in Southern California, we also offer the opportunity to earn an Associates or/and Bachelor's degree while you work on your pilot's certificates and ratings. Visit our website for more information by clicking the icon below, or call 801-596-7722
Rod Machado - 7 posts
A pilot since 1970 and an active flight instructor since 1973, Rod is also a National Aviation Safety Counselor, as well as the instructor on Microsoft Flight Simulator and the author of seven aviation books. He has over 10,000 hours of flight experience earned the hard way—one CFI hour at a time. He was named the 1991 Western Region Flight Instructor of the Year. You can read his monthly column, “License to Learn,” in AOPA Pilot magazine as well as his monthly columns in Flight Training Magazine. Rod also holds degrees in aviation science and psychology.
Bill Todd - 6 posts
Bill Todd is a Korean War veteran and US Air Force fighter pilot who flew 72 combat missions with the 4th Fighter Interceptor Wing. After four and a half years in the Service, Bill became an experimental test pilot for the GE Aircraft Engine Group, where he worked for 38 years before retiring.
Avemco Insurance - 6 posts
At Avemco, we understand the insurance needs of general aviation pilots like you. After all, we've been insuring pilots and aircraft owners since 1961. During that time, we've become one of America's most respected insurance companies, specializing in property and casualty insurance for general aviation aircraft owners and pilots. Avemco holds claim to being the only direct writer of aviation insurance in the U.S., with licenses in all 50 states.
Vern Weiss - 4 posts
Vern Weiss is an ATP rated pilot with over 14,000 hours total flight time and has flown fifty different models of jet, turboprop, and single and twin-engine piston aircraft.
Search authors by name
Anders Clark - 365 posts
Anders Clark was introduced to aviation a few short years ago, and has developed an interest in aviation history and what the future of aviation will bring. A writer and editor, Anders enjoys researching and sharing the stories of aviation.
Bryan - 42 posts
I am a pilot, photographer, avid outdoorsmen, and aircraft owner. I currently have the honor of owning a backcountry Cessna 182 and a Cessna 210 for landing on pavement. I make a living as a photographer and spend that living on aviation. I was given the aviation bug by Jim Hoddenbach and we started this blog together to share our experiences in aviation with like-minded pilots. Not all pilots are Disciples of Flight and not all Disciples of Flight are pilots. If you are one, you know it, and you recognize others like you.
Jim Hoddenbach - 39 posts
Jim Hoddenbach has channeled his dual passion for aviation and photography into two successful businesses and a lifetime of amazing memories. As an A&P IA Mechanic with 30 years of experience, Jim has provided decades of dependable, professional, and quality work through Aero Services to his fellow aviators at the Skypark Airport. Jim also founded Canyon Air Photo with fellow pilot and friend Steve Durtschi, providing their keen eye and amazing aerial photography skills for hire. Jim's excellent photography is often on display along with his engaging articles. A Certified Flight Instructor, Multi Engine Instructor, fixed wing and rotorcraft pilot, and husband and father, Jim never stops working to improve his life, and the lives of those around him. Jim is a true Disciple of Flight.
Corey Hoddenbach - 7 posts
Corey Hoddenbach grew up flying with his father Jim, and spending a great deal of his childhood around planes. Despite this, it wasn't until a couple of years ago that Corey became serious about flying. After getting a pilot's license in October of 2013, Corey has logged around 150 hours flight time, and is working on his instrument rating, and tailwheel endorsement. Currently working as a Line Service Technician at the Provo Airport, Corey has plans to continue working in the field of aviation, with an eye on learning to fly anything he can. Like his father, he also wants to be a flight instructor, and one day get his own Super Cub, so he can fly the back country in style! Check out Corey's Instagram by clicking the icon below:
Christopher Stewart - 1 post
Christopher is the curator for scifiaddicts.com, a sanctuary for Science Fiction nerds, fans, and enthusiasts. We bring you the best news in Sci-fi movies, tv series, comics, books, and games, all in one place.
If you would like to become a contributor for the Disciples of Flight then please contact us using the form below and lets us know! email: email@example.com