Category Archives: Pilot License

Passed GFPT :-)

Another big milestone was reached today in my flight training, the GFPT!  Formally called the General Flight Progress Test.  What does this mean you may ask.  Well it means that I can now officially take passengers flying when I go … Continue reading

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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 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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