Up, Up and Away!

Hello and welcome to my GoFundMe campaign! As you already know (if you know me) I'm building an airplane in my garage with my wife and kids. I know, crazy right? Well, I am a pilot and that takes a certain level of insanity in itself to want to leave the solid ground and fly, so... moving on. I thought I would give you, yes YOU, the opportunity to help. 

Here is a list of those that SHOULD absolutely, 100% donate to this fantastic campaign:

1. If you have too much money and don't know what to do with all of it; you are in luck, let me take some of it off your hands!

2. Maybe you're looking back on all those missed birthday and holiday gift opportunities to give me something "really nice"; happy birthday and merry Christmas to me!

3. You have acquired a great deal of money in maybe a "not-so-honest" fashion and are looking to free your conscience; clear your conscience and that dirty bank account here.

4. Perhaps you just want to do a random act of kindness and love; I love you too!

Just know that my plane will need an engine to make it go. I'm going to get one, but understand that your donation could mean the difference between a Yugo and a Ferrari, or whatever; I don't know cars...

Donate to my campaign, it is the American thing to do.

** Mom, I'm joking about that engine thing; safety first.  **

All joking aside, this plane is MORE than a hobby; it's a large part of our future plans for travel, visiting family, encouraging future aviators (maybe Daniel and Corbin), helping others through Angel Flight, Pilots N Paws, Soaring for Souls, etc. and someday our retirement plans. Every little bit counts! Even if you can only donate $5, $10 or $20; it is HUGELY appreciated!

And everyone knows how much I enjoy taking people flying so  come fly with me when I'm done!

Builder's Log Page  - Click here to see how my build is going.


  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 9 mos
  • Josh Rutledge 
    • $150 
    • 17 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 21 mos
  • Rebecca Stroman 
    • $100 
    • 23 mos
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Jerry Bland 
Lubbock, TX

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