Jon Melby – Airshow Pilot

Jon Melby – Airshow Pilot

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OverTheTop

Do you deal with fear…ever?  If you said “no”, then you are either not human or you are dead.  Fear is a really good thing to have, because it will help keep you alive physically and mentally.  I know, because I face it...

Just played Hockey

Just played Hockey I just finished an incredible game of hockey at our Gila River Arena.  The same arena where our very own Phoenix Coyotes play. This is tha 3rd year that Microsoft and CommVault have hosted this event in Phoenix.  This is...

Wave means I am through

Wave means I am through Do You have a good handle on knowing your limits? As an airshow pilot, knowing my limits means the difference between life and death. For example, at an airshow, I need to drink water all day long and as frequently as...

By Jon Melby on Feb 10th, 2016
Cessna Turbo T210

Almost every Saturday, I take the opportunity to get an aerobatic practice in.  My practices are usually about 15 minutes long with about 5 of those minutes flying to and from my practice area.   A couple of Saturdays ago, I decided to go...

OverTheTop

Here is my demo video from 2013.  This one is a fun one to watch, even for me! Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click...

By Jon Melby on Feb 7th, 2016
Jon-With-Melissa-Flying

I performed at the Hemet-Ryan Airshow in California back in 2014.   What a fun show this was.  Notice Melissa Pemperton and I chasing each other in a squirrel cage.   That is one of the most fun things to do in an aerobatic airplane! Share...

By Jon Melby on Feb 7th, 2016
Jon-Interview-with-Mexico-City-TV

Here is a great video of me, Capi Roger (Flyers Team), Kirby Chambliss, Jason Resop, and Team Rocket.   This was mostly shot in Acapulco, Mexico.  What a beautiful place to have an airshow.  Watch this and you will see.   Share this:Click...

By Jon Melby on Feb 7th, 2016
Jon's Pitts S-1-11B

On April 16-17, 2016, the March Air Reserve Base is hosting another great airshow.  This year features many excellent performers including USAF Thunderbirds, John Coliver, Smoke-N-Thunder Jet Car, Mike Wiskus, and me…Jon Melby! This is a...

RiverSideKnife

Once again, Riverside California is hosting the Riverside Airshow 2016.   This wonderful event will be held on Saturday, April 2, 2016.   I’ve performed here several times in the past and I have to tell you, this show is a blast!  ...

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