Circuits

January 6, 2010

In which my landings go back to being terrible, I learn that it is preferable to fly into a fence rather than a tree, nearly fly into a mountain and nearly land in a tree.

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Melbourne Tour ’09

December 29, 2009

In which I fly a Cessna 172, do a city orbit, go to the RAAF Museum, fly around Port Philip Bay and experience momentary weightlessness.

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Circuits – final mission for 2009

December 19, 2009

In which I fly surprisingly well, forget the displaced threshold and learn how to attempt to fix an engine failure.

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Circuits again

December 16, 2009

In which I do the pre-solo test, suffer through flying 4964 and nearly land off the side of the runway.

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More circuits

December 12, 2009

In which I learn that the Jabiru has parts off a wheelbarrow, invent a mini-checklist, feel glad that I’m not learning at Moorabbin and attempt a glide approach.

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Circuits

December 5, 2009

In which I nearly mess up every radio call I make, try my first sideslip, have issues with a displaced threshold and discover that I’m not allowed to fly down the side of the runway.

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Circuits & Glide Approaches

December 2, 2009

In which I discover that 4964 is hideous to fly, learn about glide approaches and am given an important piece of advice.

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