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Pending Changes…

Pending Changes…

I wont be flying at all this week and my flight on Sunday was canceled because of poor weather. So this means that it’s study week. I have a mid-term in my Basic Aircraft...

First Impressions…

Last nights class was interesting. We had some extra time left over so the teacher pulled out his training CD-ROMs for the 747-400 and we went through the hydraulic and landing gear systems. The...

Where’s That Landmark?

Where’s That Landmark?

I originally was going to go on a cross country flight on Sunday… but decided against it in favour of some practice instead. I headed out the Claremont training area to practice some forced...

Study, On a Friday Night?

Study, On a Friday Night?

I know I should be studying … but I have having a hard time trying to find motivation on a Friday night. The weather looks like it is going to hold up for my...

Practice Makes Perfect!

Practice Makes Perfect!

The weather couldn’t have been more perfect for flying this morning. The sky was mostly clear and the air was smooooooooooth. Wind was calm. Today was a solo flight to practice some air work...

On Deck for October…

On Deck for October…

I elected to make today’s lesson a ground briefing to go over some things that will happen during the flight test. I spent 0.8 hours going over some questions that I had about how...

Being sick sucks

Being sick sucks

I’ve come down with a cold that hit me pretty hard today. I was supposed to go on a solo flight today to prep for my pre-test flight on Saturday. That didn’t happen. So...

How to intercept a NDB track

I am going to illustrate how to intercept a NDB track using MS Flight Simulator 2004 in a perfect world (no wind to worry about). There are certain times that you will need to...

flywithblake.com

flywithblake.com

A buddy of mine told me today that a squatter had registered flywithblake.com. I’m not sure if I should feel honoured (that my site is large enough for a squatter to care) or angry....

On the home stretch…

On the home stretch…

It’s been a busy few weeks, nontheless my training is progressing nicely. My goal of getting my license at the end of the month might be pushed back a few weeks mainly due to...