September 3, 2018
Fun, flying and facing the fear. Flying isn't just about the fun factor. Read about the other f-word that often lurks in the wings - fear.

Fun, flying and facing the fear

Fun, flying and facing the fear “You haven’t mentioned the fun factor for some time now,” my sister commented. She was right. “Thrilling, exciting, all those […]
August 24, 2018
Flying from A to B. Read about how you plan a trip to another airfield in the real world, now that the navigation exam is behind you.

Flying from A to B

Flying from A to B Triangles of velocities? Forget them. They got you through your navigation exam, but your GPS is what you’ll use to keep […]
August 10, 2018
How to fill that cup of experience. Find out how to gain experience as a pilot before your full cup of good luck empties out.

How to fill that cup of experience

How to fill that cup of experience Dan and I were sitting in the aeroplane once, watching the dance of the windsock. Headsets on, buckled in […]
July 27, 2018
High and dry in summer. Flying in summer often means coping with thermals and light and variable winds. Read about these challenges in my blog.

High and dry in summer

High and dry in summer It’s high summer. The fields have turned from green to gold. The sky is becoming boringly blue, there’s hardly a flicker […]