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.
Today’s flight consisted of a number of landings over at Mulino State Airpark. These landings consisted of the usual: normal, short, and soft field. On top of this however, I got to practice and do a great job at some short approach landings including and a “power-off 180.”
Yesterday evening I went flying with Steve and our big focus was on landing. It’s been said “Flying is the second greatest thrill known to man…Landing is the first!” This quote hits home pretty hard as landing have always been my biggest weakness. Now I’ve done a few hundred landings, and I’m yet to break […]
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 ever been. I was quite pleased with how things went.
Today I went flying in the morning where I encountered some very strong winds (20+ knots with gusts up to 30). Though I’ve flown in the wind before, this was by far my windiest flight.
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 The Sky.” Crazy to think that I started this four years ago, and though I’m […]
As I get back into flying, I always love getting to fly to a new airport. Today, I flew and landed at Grove Field (1W1) for the first time. Funny thing about it is that it’s the closest airport to KTTD (Troutdale Airport), and I just landed their today.
Yesterday evening, I met up with my instructor at 6:30 to do some ground followed by a flight. The ground was a good session going over a number of topics I need to memorize and work on. After a flight prep, we were off.
- 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