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Them Winds Be Strong!

Today I went flying in the morning where I encountered some very strong winds (20+ knots with gusts up to 30).  Though I’ve flown in the wind before, this was by far my windiest flight.

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PPL Written Exam – Take 2

I didn’t go flying today, but instead, I’m writing about my second time taking my Private Pilot Aeronautical Written Exam.  The first time was almost two years ago, which means, that I had to take it over as I needed … Continue reading

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100 Hours

Today’s flight, my 84th one, marks a pretty significant point in my learning to fly.  I reached 100 hours of time flying!  I also soloed again during this flight here at Troutdale.  It also reaches four years of “Looking To … Continue reading

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New Airport (Grove) with 360s!

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 … Continue reading

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Side Slips, Steep Turns, and Stalls

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 … Continue reading

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