Monthly Archives: July 2006

Getting ready for the “big ride”

If you have been wondering why I have been quiet the last couple days, there are a couple reasons.  First, I spent July 18 – July 24th with my nephew who came out to attend the Table Mountain Star Party … Continue reading

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Tour de Puget Sound

On July 9, 2006, I did my "big solo x-country", it is know as because in your solo time requirements there are x-country requirements, and one of those is there must be a x-country flight of at least 150 nautical … Continue reading

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Fourth of July Flying and “Fireworks”

I will try to keep this entry fairly short, but those that read my blog regularly know, that me writing a short entry is like finding water in the desert.  🙂   In the days leading up to the Fourth … Continue reading

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Solo Video and getting ready for my Big X-Country

I realized tonight that I never did post a link here to my solo video, as it is on a page that is not discoverable.  For those that are interested, there is a 5 mb WMV file located at http://www.doodlespace.com/photos/video/solo_edited.wmvContinue reading

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First Solo x-country

As you read in my entry about the night x-country flight that Tom and I did to Port Angeles, the plan was that the next day, I would do my first solo x-country flight, which happened to be the "big … Continue reading

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FAA Knowledge Exam

For those that are following what is going on as I am trying to get my Private Pilot Certificate, and eventhough I am somewhat behind in writing blog entries for the various different flights, and writing about the FAA Knowledge … Continue reading

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Night x-country to CLM

We planned on doing the night x-country flight to Port Angeles a couple days after the flight to Hoquiam.  Since the flight would have to be entirely at night, we wouldn’t be able to leave until like 10pm.  We scheduled … Continue reading

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