Hello McMinnville!

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It’d been quite some time since I’d flown to McMinnville and this flight I was finally able to visit again. Continue reading

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Unexpected Solo

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It had been over a week since my last flight where I took time to practice soft/short field landings/departures.  Today I did an unexpected solo flight as my instructor was preoccupied.
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Playing In The Grass

This morning flight was spent around Lenhardt Airpark (7S9) and Mulino State Airport (4S9). Both of these are small airports with the former allowing for grass landings and take offs. Continue reading

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Tillamook 50nm+ Solo Cross Country

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Friday afternoon I had one of the most amazing flights to date.  This flight was also an important one as it was my first solo 50nm+ flight to a brand new airport.  I’ve never flown to Tillamook Airport (KTMK)(or the coast for that matter), but had my opportunity to do so.  It was beautiful! Continue reading

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Landing with a Smile

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Today was my first flight to Valley View Airport (5S9) near Estacada, Oregon.  This flight ended up being one of the most enjoyable and successful flights I’ve had in a long time! Continue reading

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