Author: Blake

Done the medical exam… almost.

Done the medical exam… almost.

So I had my medical exam today. I opted to get tested for a Category 1 Medical Certificate (which is the one with the most restrictions). The event was pretty painless: – Answered questions...

Standard Traffic Circuit (Controlled Airport)

I’ve been reading a lot of other peoples blogs about their training. From what I gather… a lot of circuit practice happens. I keep on reading terms like “downwind leg” and “final approach”, etc.....

Random Thoughts

Random Thoughts

The aviation industry is littered with acronyms. I am actually struggling right now to increase my internal glossary to be able to parse all of these three and four letter words. A commercial pilot...

Starting to Sink In

Starting to Sink In

I got a workbook the other day (the companion workbook to “From The Ground Up”). I started working on it. I know I will probably be doing this again when school actually starts, but...

Pilot Logbook

Pilot Logbook

One of the most important items a pilot must carry with him is his pilot logbook. The logbook is used to record all of the flights that the pilot has performed. They record such...

Get With The Lingo!

Get With The Lingo!

For the past few weeks or so, I’ve been listening to local Air traffic controllers chatting to various aircrafts in and around Toronto. At first it just started off as pure curiosity. However, now,...

Medical Exam

Medical Exam

One of the pre-requisites for the Seneca flight program (and for even flying) is a “medical certificate”. There are multiple levels of this certificate, each with their own requirements. I am going to get...

Welcome!

Welcome!

The website has been launched with some things not working properly yet. The reason for this is so that I can start recording items even before the site is finished. Also please be patient...