Piper Tomahawk

Finally I went flying! It was two months ago when I decided to validate my FAA certificate. I was confident to do that during the week I came back from Canada. Obviously I was wrong. I will be working on it until January or so. But let’s talk about the joy of flight rather than…

19.9h SES – Martin Mars and Radio Calls

I flew to the largest flying boats on earth! 🙂 The Martin Mars are based on Vancouver Island in Sproat Lake. They have a majestic wing span of 61m and each of the four engines produce up to 3050hp. My Cessna’s got 160hp. haha 🙂 The Martin Mars were built at the end of World…

1.9h – Pilotage and Communication

Heute gings endlich wieder in die Luft. Der Start sah von aussen bestimmt lustig aus, als ich im Slalom um die Mittelstreifen raste! In dieser Lektion ging es darum, das Flugzeug kennen zu lernen und gleichzeitig noch zu wissen wo wir sind. Ich musste drei Flugplätze suchen und schlussendlich wieder zum Paine Field zurück finden….