Blog #11: Debriefing the Experience

Debriefing the Experience

Inflight Student Pilot Blog (Debriefing the Experience) My checkride has come and gone. I’m a private pilot but still waiting on my official license to arrive in the mail. I wanted to put together a debrief post of my experience, reviewing the time commitment, costs, and some of my highs and lows from the training […]

Blog #10: Private Pilot Checkride – The Final Test

Private Pilot Checkride

Inflight Student Pilot Blog (Private Pilot Checkride – The Final Test) Private Pilot: 54.6 Hours The day is finally here. I have been working towards it for five months and today is the day I finally get to demonstrate my knowledge and flying abilities to a FAA Designate Pilot Examiner (DPE) with the hopes of […]

Blog #9: Doing My Best Jack Kerouac Impression – Solo Cross Countries

Doing My Best Jack Kerouac Impression

Inflight Student Pilot Blog (Doing My Best Jack Kerouac Impression – Solo Cross Countries) Student Pilot: 46.4 Hours My checkride date is rapidly approaching and I am starting to feel a little under the gun with getting all of my required flying in, specifically getting my solo time to the 10 hour mark. Earlier in […]

Blog #8: Working on the Night Moves and Written Exam

Working on the Night Moves and Written Exam

Inflight Student Pilot Blog Student Pilot: 37.2 Hours   It is time to change it up and try my hand at some night flying, or as the classic Bob Seger song says time to work on some “night moves”. His definition of night moves might be a little different from how I’m using it. Anyway, […]