Category: Training

Out of Town

Out of Town

I will be out of town (in Boston) for the next week. I wasn’t able to fly this past weekend due to poor weather. In the meantime, check out this post at Sullako’s Blog...

150 Knots

150 Knots

This weekend had beautiful weather. With blue skies comes flying. I had the pleasure of nt having one, but two flights with my FI in the Seminole. The flights consisted of some circuit practice,...

Flight in the Eclipsed Moonlight

Flight in the Eclipsed Moonlight

The weather last night was perfect for a flight. I brought along a friend from work and we did a city tour. I totally forgot about the eclipse that night until I was out...

English Language

English Language

When I got my new license from TC with my night rating on it, there was an additional “rating” as well that I didn’t recognize. It was the English proficiency rating. Here are the...

Special VFR

Special VFR

Special VFR allows a pilot to land or take-off (in daylight only) during weather that is considered to be IFR. This is especially useful if the weather is crappier than forecast at a destination,...

Look Out Below

Look Out Below

John Lee, a manager with the Transportation Safety Board, confirmed the ice — made up of toilet water, antifreeze, disinfectant and human waste — came from an airplane bathroom. Yup! Some “toilet debis” from...

More Questions About The CFS

I got the latest copy of the CFS in the mail last week and took a quick glance at Buttonvilles page to see if they noted the new position of the tower. They did....

A Few Changes Around Buttonville

A Few Changes Around Buttonville

FSS would like everyone to use 123.15 for opening, closing, and filing fight plans in the YKZ area. 126.7 is too crowded and congested. As you get further north (Muskoka) they suggest you use...

Twenty Five Squared

Twenty Five Squared

Chalk 1.3 hours under the multi column in my log book! I was able to get up yesterday for my first in plane multi-engine lesson to tackle circuits. I was demonstrated the first one,...