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.
Yesterday I had one of the most unreal flights yet. It was my first opportunity to fly solo! The day started like a number of others discussing shortly what we were planning on doing and then getting into the plane to take off. Unlike any day before, the weather was perfect, I was feeling great, […]
Well it has been a couple weeks since I’ve posted and since then I’ve flown twice. Once a week later (last Thursday) and yesterday. Weather just keeps getting in the way! My flight on Thursday was with Emily Stark and my flight yesterday was with James. The flight with Emily was rough at first because […]
Yesterday I had one of my best flights yet. Not only did my girlfriend Christina come up flying with me, but I was able to do a number of procedures I’ve been practicing and nailed most all of them.
Yesterday I had planned to fly with James, but since that crazy guy went and banged up his knee before our flight, another instructor, Emily, the daughter of the owners of Stark’s Twin Oak Airpark, stepped in and gave me a lesson.
Unlike my flight last Thursday, yesterday’s flight was fantastic. Even though I didn’t land as perfect as I would have liked, I did have a better experience learning how to land better and was quite happy with my pattern work.
Yesterday involved a discussion of stability and spin recovery covered in ground school, followed by an introduction and run-through of few different ground reference maneuvers.
- Total Flight Time: 218.5 Hours
- Pilot In Command Time: 125.7 Hours
- Solo Time: 100.8 Hours
- >50NM Cross Country Time: 60.5 Hours
- >50NM Cross Country Time (Solo): 27.8 Hours
- Night Time: 7.1 Hours
- Simulated Instrument Time: 4.8 Hours
- Landings (Day/Night): 521 (499/22)
- Flight Training Received: 92.8 Hours
- Ground Training Received: 30.8 Hours