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Flight Review for learning in a fun flying sort of way

Saturday, October 13th, 2012

Last Thursday I learned more about flying my own airplane – during my Biennial Flight Review (BFR). While a Flight Review (shorter, current terminology) is NOT a test with a pass/fail result, the Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) needs to feel confident of the pilot’s competency before endorsing that pilot’s (in this case, my) log book. The FR […]

New solo pilot can teach us a lot…

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Sometimes it is good to watch a new pilot perform the basics of landing. Even though this is not an Ercoupe, I was sharing the landing pattern awith this Cessna pilot as his CFI (Certified Flight Instructor) was getting him ready for his first “solo” flight. When I saw what was happening I landed and […]

Second Flying Lesson in a C-172

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

A friend with whom I hang out at the airport has begun taking flying lessons. He was flying in a Cessna 172 with Jamie, the same CFI with whom I had my “refresher” lessons and successfully completed my BFR last summer and fall. An email last week from my Student Pilot friend, describing his second […]