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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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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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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.

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Taking In The Sunny Weather

This weekend I had two wonderful flights.  The first, soloing in a Cessna 150 around Twin Oaks, the other, flying with Rick over to Lenhardt Airpark (7S9) and landing for the first time on a grass (soft-field) runway.  Both flights … Continue reading

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I Can Fly A Cessna 150!

This last week I had two fantastic flights. One in a Cessna 172 with Rick on my birthday, then a first time flight and solo endorsed in a Cessna 150 with James. I couldn’t have asked for a better time. … Continue reading

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Above The Clouds

Yesterday, after canceling a flight on Monday, I was able to go flying and boy was it beautiful. I didn’t expect to go flying since the fog was out in Portland.  Thankfully, as I drove to Twin Oaks, the skies … Continue reading

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Instructor Changes

Yesterday, I had my first flight with my new instructor who replaced my first instructor, James, who had to go back home to England for knee surgery. James will be someone I continue to talk with about flying and life … Continue reading

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First Flight Into KHIO

First flight into Portland-Hillsboro Airport (HIO) along with information about the days flight and that I get to start soloing between Twin Oaks and Aurora State. Continue reading

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