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Pie from Across the State

I flew across the country! Well according to what the FAA considers a cross country trip. I traveled for the first time in a plane that I was flying over 50 natuical miles from my home airport. My trip was … Continue reading

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First Solo Flight at 13.5 hours!

Pre-Solo: Life is about tests, tests that need a pencil, tests of character, tests from God, and of course tests from the FAA. I passed my first test (not counting my medical exam) that stands between me and my pilot … Continue reading

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Lesson 2: Don’t fight the plane.

Today’s flying lesson was one chock full of experience. Last week we did the walk around together, this morning he held the book while I did most of the work, prepping myself for when I have to do the preflight … Continue reading

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Cleared for Takeoff: Flying Lesson 1

So. I flew a plane today. I had my first flying lesson with Certificated Flight Instructor (or CFI for short) Skip Bentley. I arrived at Page Field Airport (FMY) in Fort Myers at around 4:45 pm and after a few … Continue reading

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