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 […]
As a gift to David for his valued work as her employee and to get him back for recommending my services to her, Nancy, from my flight a few weeks back, paid the share for David and his wife Ashley (my college homie) to go flying for his birthday. The weather was questionable up to […]
The first couple days of the weekend didn’t have the best flying weather, but Monday, Labor Day, ended up having some perfect weather for flying after the weekend rain. Kristen and Rob had their first flights and Michael enjoyed his second. Kristen and I had planned on going flying that day, so I started to […]
Aru was visiting the Portland area after being gone for a couple years, so I took him flying with Lewis and Nigel. We flew from Troutdale airport over Portland airport to do a fly over of Portland city. After making our way around we flew eastward over Mt. Tabor up through the Columbia Gorge up […]
To celebrate my birthday (4/18), I decided to do a flight each day of the weekend. Friday, hitting up downtown Portland and the Gorge. Saturday, heading to Tillamook for lunch, cheese, and jumping in the ocean. With a final flight around Mt. Hood with a great finish through the Gorge on Sunday. The weather this […]
Today, Laura and I got to help out my friend Brian by surprising his girlfriend Jenny with an awesome birthday gift over to the coast.
Took some friends flying today towards Mt. St. Helens. Couldn’t make it the entire way due to the clouds, but it was still a blast!
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.
- 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