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It’s That Time Of Year Again

It’s That Time Of Year Again

METAR CYKZ 221500Z 02016G22KT 1 1/2SM -SN BLSN OVC015 M04/M05 A2980 RMK SN6SF2 SLP101= The METAR says it all. Let’s hope this winter is mostly dominated by high pressure systems

CADORS

CADORS

I’ve been distracted by Guitar Hero the past few weeks. My training for multi-ifr stuff doesn’t start until the end of December so I’m taking this opportunity to break from flying a bit. I...

Quick Update

Quick Update

I sat down on the computer with the intention of writing a nice blog entry about my x-country to Brantford but got distracted instead. So here is quick point form rundown. – Took a...

Multi-Engine Resources

Multi-Engine Resources

I’ve been reading up on Multi-Engine flying. I’m now familiar with terms like critical engine, p-factor, and asymmetrical thrust. I’m looking for more detailed information. My normal web resources have come up short. Admititly...

Night Rating Complete

Night Rating Complete

I completed my last 0.8 hours in the circuit. It was a bumpy ride with winds gusting to 17 knots. Even at circuit altitude the winds were probably 25-30 knots which made for a...

What’s In Your Flight Bag?

I’ve been spending the past week looking around on online stores for a decently priced flight bag. The one I have now is too small. It’s a small bag that I got as work...

Archer, Circuits, and City Tours

My flight on Friday went well. Got checked out in the Piper Archer which involves doing some upper airwork (including my first emergency decent), different landings etc.. We also did some instrument work in...

What Kind Of Plane You Fly?

What Kind Of Plane You Fly?

I get asked this question quite often. Usually when I reply with “Cessna 172″ most people know what I’m talking about. The next question usually is “how many people does it hold”, to which...

Grounded due to Acute Viral Aasopharyngitis

Grounded due to Acute Viral Aasopharyngitis

… Also known as the “common cold”. I was supposed to go flying yesterday, but I couldn’t go due to my plugged up sinuses. I did learn an interesting fact though: Anti-bacterial soaps have...