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Personal Aviation

I took the “What Airplane Are You” quiz and here are the results.You are a DEHAVILLAND BEAVER. You loveadventure. You are a person of the outdoors,very in-tune with nature and your surroundings.You enjoy communication between people, andalso your alone time. You are not afraid totake risks. You aren’t afraid of sucking upsome of the pleasures […]

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Medical Scheduled

The EKG and lab results came back and everything is normal.  I just need one more blood pressure reading in my doctor’s office and I’ll be good to go.  I called one of the local AMEs and scheduled my exam for December 19th. I got my Sporty’s Private Pilot DVD course in the mail and watched the […]

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Poked and Prodded

I don’t have a lot to report but thought I would give an update on the status of my medical. I visited my optometrist on December 1st. He found that my eyes are still very healthy and my prescription has only changed a little. I shouldn’t have any problem at all with the vision test. […]

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Setting the Wheels in Motion

I visited Campbell airport and was impressed with the friendly people I met. The CFI I spoke to suggested I get my medical out of the way before taking any lessons. Since I am 55, and taking medication for high blood pressure, passing that physical is not a given. He could have given me a […]

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Late Bloomer

So, why does someone decide to start flight training at age 55? For me, it is something I have wanted to do for almost as long as I can remember. I actually did make a start about sixteen years ago. I got in 5 hours before life intruded and I just never got back to […]

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Privacy Policy

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