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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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Back Again

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 … Continue reading

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An Update – About time!

It’s been quite a long time since I’ve written a post on LookingToTheSky.com.  I haven’t taken the time to make the updates like I should after each of my flights. I first created this blog for myself to keep track … Continue reading

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Long Distance Solo Cross Country

Today was a huge achievement.  After much preparation I finally flew my long distance cross country flight.

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Tillamook 50nm+ Solo Cross Country

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 … Continue reading

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Finally Soloed at Troutdale

After a few attempts in weather that wasn’t so great, I booked a flight a couple days before I left to Costa Rica in anticipation of being able to go for my solo.  Well, the weather was cooperating and I … Continue reading

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Troutdale-Aurora-Scappoose-Troutdale Loop

Yesterday, I had a successful flight from Troutdale to Aurora, to Scappoose, then back home to Troutdale.  I had my plan for going the opposite of this plan, but due to incoming clouds, this was the only way this flight … Continue reading

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Just 3 More Days

My long awaited written exam that I have been putting off for over a year is finally to be taken August 29th at 1 pm. I have been studying every chance I can get because I know that if I … Continue reading

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