Category: Training

Run Away!

Run Away!

I came across this pretty funny video of a radar display (timelapse of course) of FedEx airplanes landing at their memphis hub while a thunderstorm is approaching. It’s funny watching the planes turn around...

Student Pilot License Requirements

Student Pilot License Requirements

In order for you to be able to fly Solo while a student, you must be sure to have: – Your medical certificate – Radiotelephone license – Proof of citizenship – The blessing of...

It’s Solo Time!

I’m back and very anxious to get back up in the air, it’s been way too long. Some interesting things have happened since I was gone. A window from a Seneca Piper (twin engine)...

Hiatus

Hiatus

There will be no flying until I get back from vacation.. around May 7th. My lesson today was canceled because of the weather. Expect another update in the second week of May.

Foiled!

Foiled!

Lesson canceled again due to weather. I think this is a record for the number of cancellations in a row since I started training. Good news is that I wrote the PSTAR on Sunday...

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...