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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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Landings Landings Landings

Yesterday evening I went flying with Steve and our big focus was on landing.  It’s been said “Flying is the second greatest thrill known to man…Landing is the first!” This quote hits home pretty hard as landing have always been … Continue reading

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Back In The Saddle

After making the plan to finish my pilots license around a month ago, I finally had my first flight.  Yeah, it has been quite a while since my last flight (September 17, 2013), however for it being so long, I … Continue reading

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There’s Always Next Year

The last couple months I made a huge effort to finish up my pilots license knowing that I had a hard date I needed to be done by before I took off for a while out of the country.  Well

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TTD-SPB-UAO-4S9-TTD Dual Cross Country

The last flight I had was soloing at Troutdale (TTD) on December 13th; two days before my vacation.  After finally soloing at Troutdale, rather than continuing to fly, I went on a vacation to Costa Rica.  The trip was awesome … Continue reading

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VOR Navigation To Scappoose

Today I took off from Portland area planning to go on a long flight around Portland airport, but instead, due to Aurora State being IFR conditions, I flew the first leg of my flight and returned.

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Landings In Marginal VFR

The flight for today was quite short.  Just a half hour, but in that time I was able to get four landings in staying in the pattern.  I haven’t talked much about Marginal VFR on here, so I figure I’ll … Continue reading

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Thar She Blows!!!

Okay – the wind wasn’t this strong – but close to it! The wind was so strong during this flight that it made landings very difficult and a lot of fun.  I had to do a lot of crabbing into … Continue reading

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