The weather was looking like it was going to be quite rainy, therefore cloudy, this week, so I took the opportunity of decent weather to take a number of friends flying. As a VFR (visual flight rules) pilot, I’m unable to fly through the clouds, and since I live in Portland (where there are plenty […]
David and I had talked about flying for some time, so yesterday, when I noticed there was going to be some good weather today, I decided to plan an early morning flight. Conveniently enough, his birthday was Wednesday a couple days ago and Ann, our third, had her birthday on Monday.
Once you obtain your pilots license, you have it forever. There are some requirements however that need to be done in order to keep flying. One of those requirements is the Biennial Flight Review, and I was able to get it done in just the nick of time.
Over the last 6-7 months, since writing about why to buy an airplane. My friend and I have made it a reality and are flying back from Cadillac, Michigan this week to Portland, Oregon with OUR new (47 year old) airplane that we just bought!
- Total Flight Time: 205.2 Hours
- Pilot In Command Time: 112.4 Hours
- Solo Time: 87.5 Hours
- >50NM Cross Country Time: 64.2 Hours
- >50NM Cross Country Time (Solo): 31.5 Hours
- Night Time: 5.1 Hours
- Simulated Instrument Time: 4.8 Hours
- Landings (Day/Night): 506 (486/20)
- Flight Training Received: 92.8 Hours
- Ground Training Received: 30.8 Hours