David J. Abbott M.D. is the Positive Flying Doctor. He spent his career working as an eye surgeon in developing countries. After twenty-eight years of medical practice overseas, he became a Flying Doctor with the Indian Health Service working with more than twenty different tribes in the American southwest.
Dr. Dave flew out to Indian reservations treating the Whiteriver Apache, San Carlos Apache, Hopi, Hualapai, Havasupai, and Colorado River Tribes.
Dr. Dave is also the Encourager In Chief of the Positive Thinking Network. He is fully committed to make a positive difference in the world one person at a time. Dr. Dave created the Positive Thinking Network where you find the rescources you need to install a Positive Operating System.
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King Air 200 - Beechcraft King Air is an awesome way to commute to work. Imagine flying out to the reservation in a turboprop that flies at 4 miles per minute. The Royal Flying Doctors of Australia also use King Airs. The Not-So-Royal Flying Doctors of the Indian Health Service fly in King Airs when we need to move lots of medical personnel to the field for work in linked flights in the Phoenix Service Area (Hopi, San Carlos Apache, Whiteriver Apache).
Baron - The Beechcraft Baron is the workhorse that gets us out to the field when there are only a few medical personnel on the flight. This twin-engine piston aircraft is not a greyhound, but it gets you to the field eventually. You just have to leave a little bit earlier in the morning to get to your clinics on time.
Helicopter - Dr. Dave flew in a helicopter to the village of Supai in the Grand Canyon to treat the Havasupai. The helicopter flight is only ten minutes long. If you decide to ride a horse into the canyon, it takes a couple of hours. The hike to Supai is eight miles long, and doctors who want to get exercise can walk to work.
I'm sure I can land this plane. How hard can it really be? Dr. Dave is not a pilot, but he sits in the copilot seat watching everything that happens. There's lots of stuff happening in the cockpit, and after landing a bazillion times, I am pretty sure I can land these planes. After all, this job is supposed to be an adventure. Lower the flaps, deploy the land gear, go to full pitch on the propellers, and pull back on throttle. Everybody pray!
What's it like to be a flying doctor? Most of the time it's interesting and rarely terrifying. The runway at Whiteriver Apache reservation has a canyon at both ends which means you need to get your landing and takeoffs right the first time. Landing in a canyon is bad form. Thunderstorms in the monsoon get your attention, and snowstorms in the winter are a worry. Watching a plane ice up with ice going across the windshield and build up on the wings at 8000 feet is always a memorable experience.
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Don't believe everything you hear when your mind talks to you. Your mind is always in replay mode, and much of what it says is frankly wrong and out of touch with reality. If you don't like what you hear when your mind talks to you, you have the power to change the message. When your mind starts telling you twisted and depressing thoughts, it time to switch to a different channel. When the inner ogre gets out of control, you don't have to take the abuse. Instead, beat him into submission with positive self-talk from the Positive Self-Talk Store. A few mintues of reading Dr. Dave's positive self-talk will send the inner ogre on his way.