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[Continued from part 1] Some more pictures of the 3.5 hour trip from Gillespie over the mountains into the desert to Imperial airport, then north to Thermal…

A 3.5 hour trip from Gillespie near San Diego over the mountains into the desert to Imperial airport, then north to Thermal airport. Once with instructor and…

Here are some pictures of flights in the local area, to learn how to plan a flight and navigate from one place to the next using landmarks/your eyes and maps.

It's been a short while since the last update, as I'm reaching the final stages of my training. So far I have completed 5 hours of solo flights (circuits)…

8 June marked a very special day for me: the moment of "first solo" - flying all alone for the first time! A big milestone in my life for sure (and in the life…

There's a saying in aviation: "take-offs are optional, landings are mandatory". In other words: what goes up, must come down. The next intensive phase of…

Training is going very well so far, despite a lack of instructors and thus less progress than I'd hoped for in week #1 (15-21 May), but at least I'm flying once…

The first flight was truly amazing, like a dream come true already, and flying seems very addictive - I can't wait to go again and start learning much more!…
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