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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…

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)…

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.

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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