This web site and blog are an effort to bring observations and things I love together in one space. I have a lot of previous posts on a WordPress blog, but Squarespace design tools allowed me to better display my photography, so I am in the process of moving things here.
It will be a work in progress for some time. I expect to write about aviation, creativity and post photography galleries as I get the files prepared.
Beginning as a kid, playing with my father's early mainframe flight simulator, I've always loved things that fly. However I only recently found space in my life to learn how, getting my single-engine land PPL in the summer of 2009.
Since I'm a high tech geek, it's no coincidence that I got there with some of the latest aviation technology, passing my check-ride in a G1000 Cessna 172, after doing most of my primary training in a Cirrus SR20.
As a marketing/advertising executive and writer/producer I'm an avid photographer and videographer, and love turning those lifelong skills loose on my new flying avocation. I'm probably not totally alone when I say that I got into flying because of the amazing visuals. My images can be found here at my blog www.rickfelty.com and my flying videos at www.youtube.com/rdfelty. I can also be reached on Twitter @rfelty.
I balance my time between work, aviation and my amazing supportive family.
For now I can tell you that I seem at times to be a writer, video producer, pilot, photographer, illustrator, musician and animal lover.
But not in that order.