For a special treat this morning, Leah and I took a floatplane from Victoria to Seattle. It was amazing.
Flying Alaska 244 down to San Francisco for ONA tomorrow through Saturday. Cab to plane in twenty minutes, picked up a dirty chai, and first class bump to boot. I have perfected the art of flying. Knock on wood.
It sounds like the WordPress users at ONA might be getting brunch together on Sunday morning. Let me know if you’d like to join.
Up to 61,459 miles for the year. Previously.
It’s easy to lose sight of the bigger picture in the smog of every day busyness. Constant emails and things to do can point you in a direction you simply assume is progress. Project shipped — on to the next one. Always working towards more,… Continue reading →
We ate chocolate, we drank wine, we flew helicopter over Assisi.
Took advantage of the good weather and VIP’s semi-flexible tools rotation to do my final required cross-country work before my checkride. Departed Twin Oaks for Sunriver via Salem. The flight over the Cascades was a little bumpy so I climbed up to 9,500 ft. Total… Continue reading →
Today’s flight along the coast was my first solo cross-country. Originating from Twin Oaks Airpark, I flew a Cessna 150, N66589, towards McMinnville and then onward to the coast. It took me to 1.1 hours to get to Newport where I landed, hung out for… Continue reading →
Yesterday wasn’t my first solo, but it was my first time going through the whole process on my own: preflighting the plane, fueling, determining my flight plan, flying, etc. I took off towards McMinnville, did three touch-n-goes there, and then flew around some clouds to… Continue reading →
Night flight over Portland.
PGE Park Jeld-Wen Field is in the mid right as a point of reference. Beautiful weather this evening — mostly calm, some small chops coming back over the West Hills. Ended up with five landings at Hillsboro, one at PDX, and a final at Twin Oaks. Total of 1.4 hours.