Dad's First Flight

My parents recently celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary.  They aren’t big on gifts and things.  Well, long story short, Mom got a new convertible this year that she’s calling a gift and she wanted to do something special for Dad.  What could be more...

Second Passenger

Since I already plan to get an instrument rating, I decided that I needed to start building cross country time.  I’ll probably do quite a few short cross countries before I do anything long. I have these ideas floating around, but I don’t know about taking...

First Passenger

The check out flight for the Diamond went well enough that there wasn’t a question in my mind about taking my wife up.  She would be my first passenger.  I scheduled the plane for the afternoon and we set off for the flight school.  I knew she was nervous and to...

First Cross-country flight

To make a long story short, I completed my first cross country.  We flew to Cleveland Hardwick.  It was a nice flight and it only takes about a half hour to get there.  I was a little nervous, but I knew that I had planned everything and that it was a good day to...