Well, this hasn’t exactly been the most happening of blogs largely due to the fact that I have barely been flying this year. Up until yesterday I had only sat in the left seat four times this year, so I decided it was time for some cobweb-dusting-off training. Oh, and my flying club requires me to get an annual checkout and that was due ages ago, totally forgot about it.
So yesterday was part one of two. Went out over East County and went through all the basic stuff like stalls, steep turns, emergency landings. Amazingly it went very well, perhaps I should not fly more often? It went so well I even enjoyed the stalls, including the power-on ones. Maybe it was the heat? After that we went to Gillespie Field for some touch and goes which went ok after I got settled into it and then back to Montgomery Field.
Monday we will finish up by going over the various takeoff and landing types, plus a review of the regulations, and then I’ll be legal again to rent the planes. Currently in the planning process are a trip to Vegas with a co-worker or two, and a trip to Show Low, Arizona with Teri.