As I get back into flying, I always love getting to fly to a new airport. Today, I flew and landed at Grove Field (1W1) for the first time. Funny thing about it is that it’s the closest airport to KTTD (Troutdale Airport), and I just landed their today.
Yesterday evening, I met up with my instructor at 6:30 to do some ground followed by a flight. The ground was a good session going over a number of topics I need to memorize and work on. After a flight prep, we were off.
On Tuesday, my instructor dropped a bomb of realization on me that I am not going to be able to finish my pilot license before having to retake my written exam (so August 23rd). BOOM! That wasn’t the news I wanted to hear. I went back to work quite bummed, however after thinking things over; […]
Flight number two after getting back into things. The flight today started pretty smooth with a great flight prep, and take-off, however I realized pretty soon after that I was quite rusty.
After making the plan to finish my pilots license around a month ago, I finally had my first flight. Yeah, it has been quite a while since my last flight (September 17, 2013), however for it being so long, I flew quite well.
My last post on here was at the end of September in 2013. The day I left on a trip around the South Pacific. Since then, I went to ten countries, came back to Portland, and started a new job at GE Aviation.
The last couple months I made a huge effort to finish up my pilots license knowing that I had a hard date I needed to be done by before I took off for a while out of the country. Well
This morning I went flying with my instructor Rick. It was quite the flight as it was quite the reminder of what happened twelve years ago. To think that it’s been twelve years such such a catastrophic disaster. No matter what people believe was the cause or the reason, the fact that it happened is […]
- Total Flight Time: 218.5 Hours
- Pilot In Command Time: 125.7 Hours
- Solo Time: 100.8 Hours
- >50NM Cross Country Time: 60.5 Hours
- >50NM Cross Country Time (Solo): 27.8 Hours
- Night Time: 7.1 Hours
- Simulated Instrument Time: 4.8 Hours
- Landings (Day/Night): 521 (499/22)
- Flight Training Received: 92.8 Hours
- Ground Training Received: 30.8 Hours