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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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>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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>Second Flight

>Well I was and still am booked in for next Sunday, but took the opportunity and did the second lesson this morning.  You can get really hooked on the flying bug thats for sure… Today the lesson was on the … Continue reading

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>First flight

>Today was my first flying lesson.  The reason I’m writing this is for me to keep track of what I did and how I progressed.  If others find it useful, all the better. The desire to learn to fly started … Continue reading

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