Hi folks! I got to thinking about the lovely people who read this blog last year when I learned to fly, and how I miss your virtual company now that daily life has removed my time for regular blogging.
I still have the bug. Flew on Sunday for the first time in 6 weeks, just an hour of circuits but they were 6 very good takeoffs and landings with not a dud in the lot of them. And, spent the day learning about our club’s lovely “new” glass cockpit Cherokees with the full Avidyne outfit inside. Learned how to use GPS as a secondary means of navigation and very excited about its possibilities.
I’m in the place I knew I was headed for, in which I fly nowhere near as much as I would like. The Sydney summer has been one of the wettest on record, so even when time has been available to me, the weather has got in the way …
But I find ways to make every flight count. I’ve always got learning objectives or safety or procedure practice goals set for myself, and this gives purpose and meaning to every flight, even if it’s just the standard 3 takeoffs and landings to maintain my passenger carrying currency.
So… Thinking of you … Joe, Flying Gma, Flying Ninja and others. How the hell much fun is it to fly, eh?
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