Full Power on My Fun Meter

Posted on Nov 25, 2009

This weekend, I’m planning on completing a checkout at a different flying club at Palo Alto Airport (PAO), West Valley Flying Club (WVFC). I decided to switch over to WVFC ┬ábecause I enjoy flying Piper Warriors and Archers, and they have 11 of them available to fly at PAO and San Carlos (SQL). Right now, […]

A Pilot Should Never Stop Learning

Posted on Nov 21, 2009

Even though I’ve been license to fly for about 1.5 years, I still feel like there’s so much yet still to learn. And given that I don’t fly more than about 2-4 hrs/month…it’s important to keep some basic information fresh. Every now and then, when I have a spare 30-60 minutes, I pop into the […]

Bright Lights of the City at Night

Posted on Nov 5, 2009

Tonight, Bradley and I rented our two aircraft (I flew my Warrior and he flew his Diamond Star) out of Palo Alto around 6pm and did our three full-stop takeoffs and landings one hour after sunset to renew our night currency. I haven’t started a night flight in over a year and half, and yes, […]

November Night Flying

Posted on Nov 2, 2009

Yesterday, my roommate Bradley asked me about renting our aircraft this week in the evening and spending time in the pattern completing our night time currency. He’ll fly a C172 out of West Valley Flying Club at Palo Alto Airport, I’ll fly the Warrior from Advantage Aviation, and we’ll hang out in the pattern together. […]