At least there's light at the end of the tunnel with the vaccines, I know 2 first responders who have already gotten their 1st dose. That's promising, it was months before I knew anyone who actually got COVID. Usually I'm by the water somewhere writing out my NY goals, a little reluctant to do that. … Continue reading Happy New Year!!
Ugh Ugh Ugh Today was a stage check for my Instrument training. I was scheduled for Jan. 10th, my mom's birthday week. Lately I spend the week with her for her birthday, this year was going to be no different. Power through the next 10 days and then head down after I "passed." My friend, … Continue reading Throwing in the Towel
It's also hard to explain in writing, my check ride is pending in mid-Jan & I totally bombed yesterday these stupid arc's. It's a matter of turning 2 dials, knowing when to reverse one of them and heading to said reverse course until it's time. Then switching off the GPS to the localizer (which I … Continue reading These IFR Arc’s are HARD!!
If it weren't for this pending check ride it might just be the end of me. You'd think Christmas would keep me busy but I'm not on top of it. I won't go into stores and the things I ordered on-line are delayed until the end of January. We might just have a dinner here … Continue reading Flying & Studying
To 5.8 since another birthday rolled around. Despite COVID and the elections, it was a great bday weekend with clear skies and nice outdoor dining weather. I flew to Monterey for lunch, it almost seemed like 2019 again? Then the Honey Boo Boo elections struck this week with HBB type tantrums to follow. It's not … Continue reading I’ve upgraded
For Instrument (IFR) training part of the training is a cross country landing at 3 airports with different approaches. My CFI & I had planned this trip to SoCal the weekend perfectly, the forecast was good both ways. The plan was to land at Merced for an ILS landing and top off fuel before heading … Continue reading California Fires, Smoke & IFR Training
Private Pilot Instrument rating (IFR) training for an older female pilot during COVID.