Monthly Archives: October 2010

C’est La Vie

I’m kinda upset cause I wanna go flying.  I haven’t been able to fly for over a week and I’m getting so close to going on solo that I just want to keep on flying.

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Pre-Solo Written Test

Yesterday, James and I were supposed to fly, but due to the weather, I wasn’t able to do so.  Instead James and I had a ground lesson followed by me taking my pre-solo written test.

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Friday Flight Then Poker

I usually only fly Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays.  However with the weather getting in the way and life for me and my instructor, this last week I had to do a flight on Friday to get one in.

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Taking Off (Video)

I didn’t get a chance to post yesterday, but I flew on Sunday and had a great time.  The majority of the day was spent on ground school (about an hour and a half) with the flying I did practicing … Continue reading

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Christina’s First Flight

Yesterday I had one of my best flights yet.  Not only did my girlfriend Christina come up flying with me, but I was able to do a number of procedures I’ve been practicing and nailed most all of them.

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Practicing the ABCs of Emergency Procedures

I was not sure how my flight was going to go yesterday after not flying for six days, but I have to say that I was pretty damn proud of myself.

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Last Lesson with Emily

Yesterday was my last flight with Emily (at least for a while) since James is returning this Sunday.  I had an excellent time flying with Emily and she gave me a number of good pointers.

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Landings, Landings, and More Landings

Yesterday, my instructor and I focused primarily on just landings.  I flew with Emily again today who I found out has been an instructor for a couple years now and currently has ten students as a CFI (Certified Flight Instructor).

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