Another flight, another (mild) misadventure. It started off looking like a great day. I had an awesome little Cessna 152 reserved and the plan was a short cross-country to build hours. The clouds were at 11,000 ft AGL (12,000 ft MSL) with a forecast to come down to 7,000 ft AGL (8,000 ft MSL) in … Continue reading turn around weather
I was a very tightly wound student while working on my private. There were tension headaches after some lessons. The morning after we did soft field landings my shoulders ached from how much tension I had held in my body during that lesson. Granted the soft field we were using had a power line on … Continue reading removing the death grip
Like any specialty, aviation has it's own vocabulary that rolls off the tongue for those who are in-the-know but is like a foreign language to those who aren't. That can make it difficult for someone new to aviation to understand what's being said until up-to-speed on the lingo. You'll also find that aviators really like … Continue reading aviation lingo
Another blog out there on the internet? What makes this story different? Why start the conversation? Those are questions that I've grappled with but the requests to share my aviation stories have been consistent and here we are - giving it a try. I achieved my private pilot license (PPL) in March of 2018. It … Continue reading why the story?