Tag Archives: Rick

Flying on 9/11 – Remembering 12 Years Ago

This morning I went flying with my instructor Rick.  It was quite the flight as it was quite the reminder of what happened twelve years ago.  To think that it’s been twelve years such such a catastrophic disaster.  No matter … 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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Landing with a Smile

Today was my first flight to Valley View Airport (5S9) near Estacada, Oregon.  This flight ended up being one of the most enjoyable and successful flights I’ve had in a long time!

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

p5rn7vb 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 … 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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