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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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Getting Better

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.

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Flying on 9/11 – Remembering 12 Years Ago

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 … Continue reading

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