Last night, one of the local flyers sent this response to my latest Press Release:
I think becoming a recreational pilot is a waste of time stop sending the press releases thank you.
Sent from my Verizon Wireless Phone
Lack of punctuation notwithstanding, it's clear pilots still don't get it. Nowhere in this, or any other, of my press releases did I use the term Recreational Pilot. I very clearly mentioned, and continue to promote, Sport Pilot training. And yet...
So, how do we get the word out that SP is not the same as Rec? Of course, I respected the wishes of this pilot, and removed him immediately from my distribution list. But, why do people continue to think that what we do is a waste of time? (Waste of money, now that I could agree to... )