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Fixed Wing Progress

Discounting flights over five years ago: Lessons so far: 6 Hours so far: 9.7 Two more lessons until the solo: one pre-checkride review to touch up all the maneuvers, then the checkride itself. After that, a solo, then maybe 10 more hours until a private license. It looks like flight skills are, in fact, transferable [...]

flight school again

Today I had an evening flight. I got about half an hour of day time, and one hour of night unaided. It’d be just another Saturday, except for one thing: tonight’s flight was in a Cessna 172. It’s a funny thing, flying a small reciprocating single-engine plane after becoming used to a dual turbine helicopter. [...]