Tag "private-pilot"

October 12, 2013

Life of Flight: 100 Hours from my Logbook (a book review)

Author Jon Vitt had done an extraordinary thing. He has written a book that literally takes you through every step of his journey to becoming a Private Pilot. You might read a lot of very clinic explanations of how you learn to fly, but this account takes you inside the process in a step-by-step walk…

October 9, 2012

Flying in High School

Flying In High School There are not enough high school students learning to fly these days. I was lucky enough to get my private license my senior year and it really framed the rest of my life. Here is that story: The urge to fly didn’t begin for me as flying exactly; it started with…

September 13, 2012

Learning to Fly: What you really need to know

Learning to Fly: Learning to fly is one of the most rewarding things you can do. This article will outline some of the things you should consider when getting your wings. Disclaimer: this is not a complete treatise on the subject, but it might point out some things you haven’t considered. Flight Schools The first…