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First flight on DA-42

This week saw me undertake my first flight on the DA-42 out of Bournemouth! This was a familiarisation flight which involved getting used to the aircraft and the chance to experience an engine shut-down and re-start. 101 more words

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This week sees us move into accommodation in Southampton and the beginning of a short phase (4 weeks) in Bournemouth.

Here we undertake just 8 events which involves an introduction to UK airspace, Multi-Engine and 3 flights of Upset Recovery. 22 more words

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New Zealand!

Ok – I’ve been really bad and didn’t post anything throughout my flight training in NZ :(

But needless to say I had a fantastic experience learning to fly, above some of the most stunning landscape I’ve ever seen! 177 more words

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How To Become A Certified Flight Instructor

For people who love to fly, there’s nothing better than finding a career that pays you to spend your time above the clouds – but that doesn’t necessarily mean becoming a commercial or private pilot. 381 more words

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Flight School – Recap – Week 13

I’ve officially completed all the flight requirements needed for my private pilot certificate! Just today, after previously having to reschedule, I completed my ‘long’ cross country flight. 1,269 more words

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Flight School - Recap - Week 12

So the weeks are rather short recently as I have completed most of the flight requirements necessary for my private pilot license. The only thing I have left to do is the long solo; a flight totaling at least 150NM with three stops; and one leg being over 50NM. 579 more words

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Flight School - Recap - Week 11

This week I flew my first solo cross country! A cross country flight is defined as a flight with a landing at a destination other than the departure airport and a straight line distance of at least 50 nautical miles. 794 more words

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