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A week at flight school

They are wrens I think — tiny yet portly rotund with only beaks and tails protruding. They bounce and hop seemingly not yet able to walk but that’s unimportant – this is flight school. 826 more words

Wild Expeditions

(Not) Flight Log 5 - Non-flying Minutiae

You may find it reassuring that at the beginning of each phase, we have a period of ground instruction–ground school–prior to a new style of flying in the aircraft. 792 more words


Flight School Family Day!

~ Family Day at the Flight Line! ~

On the 16th of March, Ryan’s flight school class had their long-awaited family day.  Ryan’s Mom came up from Florida for the weekend and we all got to take a ride out to go watch Daddy fly “wop wops” (helicopters)!  163 more words

Team Grim

A humbling reminder of my past – (NZ) migrants:

After a bout of crazy busy traffic filled flights I was relieved to finally be on rota for an evening training flight, only my flight was cancelled, too strong a winds. 848 more words

Smarter Learning

‘Smart flight training’ doesn’t just mean glass cockpits and electric airplanes. With ‘Skynotes’, career educator and CFI Amy Labus-Olson is re-casting instruction as an up-to-date education service. 1,156 more words

Flight Training

Flying around in rectangles - circuits

It’s been a while since I’ve posted, but like Ground School it’s been a succession of emotional balloon ups before hitting smack back down hard on the runway, kinda like my landing two attempts today. 982 more words

Flying Through The Air