Monthly Archives: May 2011

Lesson 27 – Performance Circuits

Yesterday I was lucky enjoy to tag along with the JATA (Jandakot Airport Tragics Association) boys on a lunch run to Jurien Bay. It was 3 Mooney formation. Once again it left me busting to be behind the controls flying … Continue reading

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Lesson 25/26 – First and Second Training Area Solo Flights

A beautiful day in Perth today set the backdrop for for an even better day of flying.  Arriving at Jandakot Airport today for my scheduled 8am flight, I was straight out to do my pre-flight checks.  There was an eager, … Continue reading

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Video for Lesson 21 – Cross wind landing practice at Rottnest Island

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Lesson 24 – Instrument Flying and more PFLs

So this Saturday still hasn’t come quick enough!  Getting impatient late one arvo at work, about two hours before home time, I made the phone call, “Chuck, what is the chance of getting a C152 and Adam?”.  His answer was … Continue reading

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Lesson 23(b) – Pre-Area Solo Check Flight

The big day had come!  Back from a few awesome days camping with Josh.  Oh how I love 5 day weekends.  Cameron was my instructor today.  He is authorised to sign me out to do my area solo.  Having done … Continue reading

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Lesson 23(a) – Pre-Area Solo check practice flight

Its a beautiful Saturday morning, 7am, the sky is clear, sun is out and I’m super excited. I could only get VH-IGX this morning, rather than my new favourite C152 at Air Australia, VH-AOH. Anyway, IGX had just had maintenance … Continue reading

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Lesson 22 – More Practice Forced Landings

This lesson was again to do more PFL (practice forced landings).  Adam and I headed out to the training area to the regular spot.  It was the same routine as last time.  Climb upto about 3000 feet and then fail … Continue reading

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