Several weeks have gone by since I came back to Spokane from the internship with MAF. It was now time to wrap up the commercial flying course which I could not complete last semester in June. I got assigned to … Continue reading Commercial Check Ride Complete!
The final week of my internship at MAF came faster than I had anticipated. I think that was true for me as well as the people around me. Now and then someone would come up and ask how many more … Continue reading Internship week 5: Final
The fourth week of my internship was quite different in some good ways and in some not so enjoyable ways. To start things off, Jewel had to travel back to Spokane to start working. She teaches newcomers to the USA … Continue reading Internship week 4
Time flies by! Especially during an internship involving airplanes. I started this week feeling so blessed and happy I get to serve in ways that I love that in some ways will benefit people around the world. Not sure exactly … Continue reading Internship week 3
After the week of orientation and classes I got to start working in the maintenance shop. The base I am doing my shop internship at belongs to Mission Aviation Fellowship US and is located in Nampa, Idaho. Me and my … Continue reading Internship Week 2
As part of my training at Moody Aviation I am required to do an internship in a cross cultural setting and preferably with an organization that do the type of flying that I get trained to do. Due to some … Continue reading Internship week 1
I have learned that some of the hardest things a pilot does is not to maneuver the aircraft. It is not to know the details of limits of operating the aircraft. Many times it is the decisions that are the … Continue reading Not the test I expected
It has been a hard semester with very fast-paced, intense and difficult learning. In the end though, I could still pass the written, oral and practical examination to be an instrument rated pilot. What does it mean to have an … Continue reading Legal to fly in the clouds!
Easter weekend came and passed fast. Me and a few others had planned a hiking trip and wanted to take advantage of the few extra days off we got over Easter weekend. Originally we had planned for a hike in … Continue reading Back to Hell’s Canyon
A new chapter in training started this semester. So far we have only flown in conditions where we can see outside and navigate with the help of looking outside. Now we take it to the next level to be able … Continue reading Flying under the hood