Monthly Archives: December 2010

>Advanced Stalls

>Wednesdays lesson was on advanced stalls.  It is the last fundamentals lesson before starting circuits.  We got booted from the office mid arvo as the power went out, so I took the opportunity to squeeze in this lesson.  I’ve been … Continue reading

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>Stalls (basic)

>Second lesson this week and it was stalls.  I was quietly hoping that we would do stalls and advanced stalls today.  Not so, too much to cover, so they are in two lessons.  There are two reasons for my enthusiasm. … Continue reading

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>30 degree turns

>Been a little over a week and Christmas out of the way, took the opportunity of the two public holidays this week to fit in a couple of lessons.  Yesterday was medium turns. Back with Adam again and in VH-IGX. … Continue reading

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>Forms, forms and more forms

>When doing your pilots license in Australia, you need to get your Student Pilots License, obvious.  To get it done though, you have to go through a process of CASA forms and various other checks… The steps to your student … Continue reading

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>Climbing, decending and a surprise landing

>Landing, well it kind of just happened.  The story goes… The lesson started doing climbs once out of Jandakot.  But that was even slightly eventful and learnt a lesson in that.  On takeoff in IGX on runway 012, there was … Continue reading

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>Straight and Level

>Today was straight and level flight.  Pretty straight forward in terms of the concepts we needed to work through.  We did straight and level at 2500 rpm, 2300 rpm and 2000 rpm.  The difference was simply the different angle of … Continue reading

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>Basic Aeronautical Knowledge (BAK) – choosing a theory book to study

>So I’m new to this, but one thing that you figure out quickly, for every hour of flying there is probably 5 in studying theory or doing lessons with your instructor. My flying school sells their own book which has … Continue reading

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