Monthly Archives: March 2015

Spring Break Begins

This weekend started Spring Break for EKU, and it’s been a pretty good one. The trip I was supposed to take to Nashville to work a soccer tournament selling kettle corn got canceled, so I drove home Friday to Louisville. … Continue reading

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Great Week so Far

After getting back from my morning classes this morning and drinking a nice cup of coffee, I dialed up Peyton Hoge to ask again about an IFR check ride. He sounded like was getting caught up well, and eventually told … Continue reading

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Waiting for a Checkride

Last week I had an aviation intensity about me. I was studying two nights a week at a marker board with friends, chair flying maneuvers, and going over practical tests standards for an IFR checkride I had anticipated to occur … Continue reading

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Ready for a Check Ride… maybe

I recently passed my stage 3 check with Gary Harp (I think it was Thursday of last week). This is usually the last flight in the syllabus before taking the actual checkride. However, my roommate and I chose our flight … Continue reading

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The Future of Aviation

I was reading the Wall Street Journal the other morning, and something caught my eye. It was a video of a completely solar-powered aircraft taking off for a trip around the world. The name of this incredible aircraft is the … Continue reading

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Positive Weekend

While I didn’t do anything exciting like land an airplane in a farmer’s field this weekend, many positive things happened. The biggest and most important is the winter weather is finally wearing off. Today was around 50-60 degrees with sunshine … Continue reading

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Is the weather broken?

The weather this week has been downright insane. Lately we’ve had a ton of rain. It’s been annoying, and we’ve had flood warnings, but it’s been manageable. However, as I sat in a communications class at noon, my phone buzzed … Continue reading

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