Category Archives: Jandakot

Lesson 28 – Precautionary Search and Landing

What was mid-may, we went out and did Precautionary Search and Landing practice.  Basically what this lesson is about is if you find yourself in a situation where the visual conditions have deteriorated to the point where it is no … Continue reading

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Plane Catchup

Its been a good few weeks since the last post and alot of flying and other related activities have happened in the mean time.  No real excuses other than its been busy and my head has been in the books. … Continue reading

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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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Mooney Formation Flying

This flying caper is catching! The latest was the opportunity to join Kevin and the rest of his fellow “tragics” to go formation flying. It seems that at least every other weekend, Kevin and/or his mates are out formation flying … Continue reading

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Lesson 18 – Third Solo

On the way to the airport, the tree’s were swaying, flags at full stretch and my hopes of doing an hour solo were low. With an 8 knots maximum cross wind constraint of the flying school, it was not looking … Continue reading

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Lesson 17 – Second Solo

It was a long day at work on Thursday. At around 4pm I got a text from Adam to see if I’d managed to get a late afternoon lesson in a few days earlier. Unfortunately it was a no. On … Continue reading

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Lesson 15 – First Solo Flight – 7th March 2011 :-)

March 7th, 2011 was the day when I finally offloaded my instructor and took the skies alone.  Fifteen hours on and I’m still smiling. A few weeks back when I didn’t get to go Solo, Steve said to me “Don’t … Continue reading

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Lesson 14 – Solo Prep

Its been two weeks since I last flew.  So this weekend I was determined to get it everything I could to try and go solo.  The slight issue was that everybody else wanted to fly this weekend too.  Anyway, I … Continue reading

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