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Lesson 21 – Crazy Crosswind Landings at Rottnest

Ok, I’m that far behind in my blog posts, its time to bring them upto date quickly.  Will quickly cover off the Rotto cross winds.  There is some good video footage of the landings at Rotto, but that will have … Continue reading

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Lesson 19 – Steep Turns and Spiral Dives

Coming off the back of an afternoon of formation flying, I was left wanting to get my pilots license completed more than ever! It will open the door to a stack of endorsements which I have in mind. To name … Continue reading

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Lesson 16 – More Crosswinds

Today was suppose to be my second solo flight… The gods weren’t agreeing though. It was simple really, the Air Australia policy is that it must be 8 knots or less for a pre-GFPT student to fly. With a solid … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for First Solo

Just about everything is in place except my ASIC security card hasn’t arrived yet. Technically it isn’t needed as Jandakot is not a security airport. The level 1 instructor told me I must have it before I can go solo. … Continue reading

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Lesson 12 – Survival (CrossWinds & Gusts at a rate of Knots)

Coming off the back of a busy week at work, flying this weekend was something to look forward to.  It was all looking great, except the weather.  Strong winds appeared on Saturday and then again this morning.  The Bureau of … Continue reading

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Lesson 11 – Plane Engine Failure!

Lesson 11 was all about what to do in the event of an engine failure and issues which can occur.   This included: Plane engine failure during takeoff Engine failure after clearing the field (on climb) Engine failure where you … Continue reading

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>Lesson 10: More Circuits

>The plan for yesterdays lesson was to get in as much circuit practice as possible, primarily to work on the landings.  With an hour and a half first thing in the morning, the conditions should be spot on.  Maybe less … Continue reading

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