Stalls and Recoveries

It’s been nine days since my last flight and I can’t even say why or how that happened, but life gets busy and so do I.  The weather has also been a factor as we are in a cycle of afternoon thundershowers since summer has rolled in upon us. Today …

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S-turns and Dutch Rolls

After sweating like a big dog last Tuesday afternoon, I decided during the summer months that unless I have to, I’m done with 4 o’clock, 100 degree flying days.  Did you know that there is no air conditioning in most of the single engine planes? Well at least not from …

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It’s a Hot One

It’s 3:30 on a Friday afternoon, and I’m getting ready to leave work to go flying.  Life is good; I’m scheduled for a 4:30 flight today and it’s 100 degrees outside.  I don’t care, all I can think about is getting back in a plane and mingling with the clouds …

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Feel the Power

Today is my first real lesson and not just an “Intro Flight”.  I got a log book and a headset of my very own.  What more could a girl ask for? I was so excited and ready for this adventure to take flight.

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Flight Instructor Required

Maybe I didn’t go through a long, painstaking process to find a flight instructor, maybe I should have interviewed several but I found the whole process overwhelming and extremely stressful. I didn’t have any idea what to ask or what to look for when trying to find the perfect instructor.

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The Ground School Hunt is on

After my ‘Discovery Flight’ and deciding that I wanted to pursue my Private Pilot License (PPL), I knew I needed to take Ground School as part of obtaining my PPL. Ground School teaches you the flight and aircraft operating procedures, aeronautical knowledge and information you need to pass the FAA …

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A Woman’s First Discovery Flight Experience

Have you every dreamed of flying? No, not an out of body experience.  I’m talking about flying an airplane, sitting in a cockpit, engine screaming, barreling down a runway, pulling back on the control and getting that bad boy in the air!  I spent my whole life looking up at …

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