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Weather, Nausea, and a New Runway! Oh, my!

Weather A cold front moved into South West Florida precisely when I wanted to fly on Saturday morning. As Skip and I were preflighting N3521Q, some nasty low clouds came in and we thought we might have to cancel our … 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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Start Your Engine! Flying Lessons Start Tomorrow

Tomorrow, January 28th, 2012, I will be taking my first Flying lesson. That incredible milestone flight will be in the best selling airplane known to man: a Cessna 172, tail number: N3521Q. I’ve been in a non-airliner plane only once before, for my discovery flight in … Continue reading

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