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Better Landings

Since getting back into the cockpit again after almost a year, my flying has been getting better and better.  I really noticed this when I went flying Sunday.  My landings and overall flying were better and smoother than they’ve really … Continue reading

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100 Hours

Today’s flight, my 84th one, marks a pretty significant point in my learning to fly.  I reached 100 hours of time flying!  I also soloed again during this flight here at Troutdale.  It also reaches four years of “Looking To … Continue reading

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An Update – About time!

It’s been quite a long time since I’ve written a post on LookingToTheSky.com.  I haven’t taken the time to make the updates like I should after each of my flights. I first created this blog for myself to keep track … Continue reading

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Long Distance Solo Cross Country

Today was a huge achievement.  After much preparation I finally flew my long distance cross country flight.

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Gone A Month? Go Practice Landings!

Since my flight to McMinnville, I haven’t flown a lick.  In between last flight and this one, I decided to take a couple weeks and go to Spain.  What a trip! Well, with a month being away, I decided that … Continue reading

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Hello McMinnville!

It’d been quite some time since I’d flown to McMinnville and this flight I was finally able to visit again.

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Unexpected Solo

It had been over a week since my last flight where I took time to practice soft/short field landings/departures.  Today I did an unexpected solo flight as my instructor was preoccupied.

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Tillamook 50nm+ Solo Cross Country

Friday afternoon I had one of the most amazing flights to date.  This flight was also an important one as it was my first solo 50nm+ flight to a brand new airport.  I’ve never flown to Tillamook Airport (KTMK)(or the … Continue reading

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