Author: Blake

Places On The Web

Places On The Web

I spent this rainy day bumming around the net. I found some interesting aviation related websites. Please feel free to comment and let me know what your fav is. Love Is In The Air....

Are you an Idiot?

Are you an Idiot?

No flying yesterday, and probably not today because of the rain. I’m going to head down to the airport this afternoon to write the PSTAR. Here is a funny clip between tower and a...

Radio Certificate in Hand

Radio Certificate in Hand

About a month after writing the radiotelephone exam, my certificate arrived in the mail. It’s a small wallet sized piece of paper that states: “The certificate holder is qualified to operate radio stations as...

Ground School Costs

Ground School Costs

I’ve been getting a few people asking me why my ground school cost is so high. So here’s an explanation: The actual flying training is being done by Toronto Airways. The schooling portion is...

Difference between “Centre” and “Radio”

Difference between “Centre” and “Radio”

The other day I was listening to Toronto Centre on liveatc.net. Someone chimed on looking for Toronto Radio. The controller corrected him by saying that he’s on Centre frequency. I wasn’t able to catch...

Flapless landings and light signals!

Flapless landings and light signals!

This weekend was perfect for flying. The weather was great, with exceptional visibility (especially today). As previously noted, I missed my class on Saturday. I did, however, get up on Sunday and twice today....

Missed The Lesson

Missed The Lesson

Damn! My flight today was at 2pm, not 4pm. Got a call from my FI asking where I was (I was in the shower). I feel bad. I always confirm my flight an hour...

Semester One: Complete

Semester One: Complete

I will be getting my marks on April 29th. I already know what I’ve gotten in meteorology because my teacher emailed me my mark right after I wrote the final (which I got 91%...

Landings, Geese, and The Tower

This weekend was awesome for flying. I was able to get in all three lessons. Winds were calm (less than 8 knots, and only 3 today) which made it perfect for practicing my landings....

Flying Schedule Posted

Flying Schedule Posted

I’ve removed the Google Ads. They’ve only earned me $4.35USD since the site launched last December. In it’s place i’ve put a list of the days i’m scheduled to fly. I wrote a script...