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Back To Looking In The Sky

After taking over two and a half months from flying, I finally got to get myself in the cockpit of a plane again to go flying.  Though I told myself I wouldn’t go fly again until I finished my written … Continue reading

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Solo ToD

Friday I went out with Rick and had another go at the Triangle of Death, however this time I did it solo. We started out the day with me flying the Twin Oak’s pattern a few times with Rick since … Continue reading

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Three New Airports and a Night Flight!

Last night I had my first adventure flying an airplane at night.  The night was beautiful!  What a difference flying in the day makes.  It is amazing how different the eye works during the day than at night.  Though it … Continue reading

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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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Happy Birthday To Me!

Monday was quite a lot for me.  Not only did I have a great flight, I also turned 27, had my 1-yr anniversary living in the Portland area, and Tuesday brought 1-yr working at my job.  What an awesome day. … Continue reading

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First 50-Mile Cross-Country Flight

Yesterday, after a few weeks of trying to do so, I was able to finally fly a cross-country flight down to Corvallis (CVO), up to Salem (SLE), and back home to Twin Oaks (7S3).  The flight was one of my … Continue reading

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Short and Soft Field Takeoffs

I went flying yesterday after work over to Aurora (UAO) with my instructor.  He had me learn about soft and short field takeoffs. Rick showed me a short field takeoff on Monday, but I never had a chance to perform … 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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