Tag Archives: flying

3 Sunny Birthday Flights

To celebrate my birthday (4/18), I decided to do a flight each day of the weekend.  Friday, hitting up downtown Portland and the Gorge.  Saturday, heading to Tillamook for lunch, cheese, and jumping in the ocean.  With a final flight … Continue reading

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Downtown Portland with Paola, Scott, and Liz

To comply with scheduling of friends who have a hard time flying on the weekends, I booked an evening flight on a Thursday where I had the pleasure of flying my friends Paola, Scott, and Liz who was visiting Portland.  … Continue reading

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Mt. St. Helens with Wayne and Camille

This flight was an awesome time taking Wayne, his daughter, and soon to be wife Camille over Mt. St. Helens. Wayne and Camille, owners of WineUp on Williams, and myself had arranged plans a month before to go flying. Thankfully, … Continue reading

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Mt. Hood with Michael, Kent and Thomas

Took friends Michael, Kent, and Thomas around Mt. Hood. Unlike the times before, this time I went south first and finished going through the Gorge. The conditions were amazing. Highest altitude yet.

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Tillamook Area with Andrea and Aaron

Andrea and Aaron are some of the best people I know, and this Saturday, I was able to hook them up and take them for a glorious ride over the Tillamook area.  The rocks in the image are right off … Continue reading

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Mt. St. Helens with Kief, Jeremy and Cassie

Took some friends flying today towards Mt. St. Helens. Couldn’t make it the entire way due to the clouds, but it was still a blast!

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I’m a Private Pilot!!!

It’s official!  After over four years, and too much money to think about, I finally accomplished the goal I set for myself to finish my Private Pilots license!!!  It’s such an amazing weight off of my shoulders and I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Mulino

Today’s flight consisted of a number of landings over at Mulino State Airpark.  These landings consisted of the usual: normal, short, and soft field.  On top of this however, I got to practice and do a great job at some … Continue reading

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