We as commercial students in training are being introduced more and more to increasingly challenging tasks. A part of the curriculum this semester is to do some longer cross country flights to airports we have never landed before. This is … Continue reading Longest flight so far!
This semester I and my class mates are being exposed to new types of aircraft that we yet haven’t flown. We get to fly the Cessna model aircraft 206, 185 and 182. They all produce more than 200 horsepower and … Continue reading High performance in aviation training
Not only did training to be a bush-pilot include wilderness and advanced first aid training, but also simulations of possible “ditching” a.k.a emergency landing in water. This type of training will come in handy if for some reason the airplane … Continue reading Training you never want to use pt.2
I have just finished two weeks of seemingly non-aviation related coursework. Although you may think this about the numerous bible and theology classes I have taken over the last few years it is all related to the one purpose to … Continue reading Some training you never want to use.
January has already flown by and even though writing on the blog has been on my mind quite a bit, but haven’t taken the time to sit down and write. I think part of this is because there are a … Continue reading 2017
It was only seven days before we had to get done. It was Friday, some of us were starting to get anxious, the weather had been tanking up in low clouds over Felt’s Field airport again making it impossible to … Continue reading Crunch-time to completion!
With only three flights left to complete the semester (provided I don’t fail any of them), there is a good possibility I will finish this semester before the deadline of December 9. I am off this entire week for thanksgiving, … Continue reading End of the semester is closing in
Waiting for better weather there is only so mach you can do. Trying to maximize every moment I managed to get my required night flight in. For some reason the skies were clearer during the dark hours of the day. … Continue reading One week later
Flying is fun… when you get to fly. October is here and almost over already. With it came a lot of weather. As the Swedish saying goes “there is no bad weather, only bad clothes” I rarely complain about wind … Continue reading Grounded
The previous week of flight training tested me well. I had been instructed quite frequently in how to take off from our airport, how to fly the shortest way around it and to land again where the takeoff took place. … Continue reading Doing it on my own