On this day I went from being a little apprehensive about the flight to remembering why I love flying so much. I would say that made it a great day to be a pilot!
Flight like these are about creating memories that simply cannot be captured in a logbook entry.
He got to see the landmarks he was interested in: the lake, his school and our house. It’s flights like these that make me proud to be a pilot.
I was excited to be selected to create the new logo for Other People’s Airplanes. I think it turned out great.
I flew my first passenger on my first $100 hamburger run to an airport I had never been to and had a blast doing it! This is why I became a pilot.
I was back in a situation where I needed 1 more hour of dual instruction to meet the 3 hours total.
After the touch and go, I noticed there was an abnormal smell in the cockpit. The decision was easy – land ASAP.
In this video, I’ve included my crosswind approaches and landings along with the following touch and go’s in all their ugliness.
After over a month since my last flight, the weather cleared, the plane was ready to fly and my instructor was in town.