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In the course of obtaining my pilot license, I learned a lot about myself and noticed a great deal about life I hadn’t noticed before. As it turns out, hidden within the art of flying is a great deal about, beauty, adventure, struggle — all of that.

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In the course of obtaining my pilot license, I learned a lot about myself and noticed a great deal about life I hadn’t noticed before. As it turns out, hidden within the art of flying is a great deal about, beauty, adventure, struggle — all of that.

    Next-level Your Radio Work with ATC

    Next-level Your Radio Work with ATC

    Tips from a former broadcaster to take your radio work with ATC next-level.

    • 28 min
    Can You Learn to Fly?

    Can You Learn to Fly?

    What brings us all together is that sense of exploration, adventure, and wonder when we look up to the sky and know we must be there.


    People from all walks of life learn to fly.


    Is flying difficult?


    Is there difficult math? 


    Is it safe? 


    Self-esteem


    Health


    The airplane is a time machine


    Can you learn to fly? It is certainly more attainable than you may think. People from all walks of life learn to fly.


    Article and Show Notes: Can You Learn to Fly?


     


     

    • 16 min
    CFI Update: Rt. Seat Landings, Placards and STCs

    CFI Update: Rt. Seat Landings, Placards and STCs

    An update on my progress in preparing for my Flight Instructor Certificate.

    My last ground lesson, I taught high altitude operations. My favorite so far is aerodynamics, stability, and maneuverability. . .  weather, I enjoy that too.

    Recently, I've been relearning now to make precise landings from the right seat. The journey has taken me to wisdom from Australia, trigonometry, and more. 

    Also, preflight inspection and required aircraft documents things to consider. Specifically, STCs, and placards for new gear.

    • 31 min
    CFI Update_FAR-AIM, POH & FOI Reflections_E7

    CFI Update_FAR-AIM, POH & FOI Reflections_E7

    I’ve spent several months during COVID-19 pounding out lesson plans for the eventualities of a flight instructor oral exam and check ride.

    First is an update on that CFI progress. 

    Next, on this episode you'll find some reflections on a few stalwart publications with which I spent a great deal of time during my preparation. These include the hallowed FAR/AIM, the Fundamentals of Instruction, and AFM/POH.

    • 33 min
    Bird Strike - AirTime a Sky Review Podcast E5

    Bird Strike - AirTime a Sky Review Podcast E5

    While on a training flight with his instructor, AirTime Podcast host, Don experiences a massive bird strike that took out a large portion of the wind screen. 

    Learn more here: How Big is the Sky

    • 53 min
    AirTime a Sky Review Podcast E6 - Surface Analysis Charts

    AirTime a Sky Review Podcast E6 - Surface Analysis Charts

    General Update on my AGI, CFI, the Flying Club, etc.

    The surface analysis chart. My frustration with how the weather products are presented, what I discovered in the process of seeking clarity. 


    More: Sky Review Article about this!

    • 29 min

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