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BFR Update

Just over two years ago, I got back into flying after a 12 year break. I questioned how I would keep active in flying. I did a few of good trips. That adds up to 4. Otherwise I kept to … Continue reading

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Dealing with let down

I was originally assigned to a flight line unit and then found out last weekend that I was supposed to be in the a backshop unit (hanger). In the new unit, I will be assigned to a shop that does … Continue reading

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A new year and new adventures

A few months have gone by and a lot has been going on. I suspended my Instrument training in November (mentioned previously). The main reason was I had too much going on in my personal life. The lessons weren’t being … Continue reading

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Taking a break

I’ve suspended my instrument flying lessons. A not too uncommon experience I understand. I don’t have my log book in front of me but I did fill two pages with entries of instrument lessons.  The summer went well. My family … Continue reading

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Instrument rating – Lesson 1

Last night I had my first official instrument flying lesson.  It went quite well. It was interesting that is was also my first night landing in over 13 years. That went well too. I was looking for an opportunity to … Continue reading

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Flight to the mountains

I went on a trip with an instructor to Truckee (KTRK) and South Lake Tahoe (KTVL) from Placerville (KPVF) earlier this week. We left about 9:30 am and arrived back at KPVF just before noon. No time to stop and … Continue reading

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I’ve been working on a plan

I’ve been taking an instrument ground school for the past 4 weeks or so. It has been a good feeling to get into the training mode. Kid and Civil Air Patrol stuff have been time consumers. I took a stage … Continue reading

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