Monthly Archives: October 2015

First Day of Seneca flying

Last week I had my first flights in the Piper Seneca III, and it was amazing. The extra power that comes from the 220 HP, turbocharged engines makes me feel like I’m in a serious airplane. I could feel the … Continue reading

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Pilots are at the mercy of their instructors

While sitting in commercial aviation ground class the other day, I was listening to a point in the lecture about NDB approaches, and their inherent irrelevance. However, Mr. Adams proceeded to explain how they are still used heavily in places … Continue reading

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Excited to move to the Piper Seneca

Today I had my first lessons in my transition flight lab which will move me to the Piper Seneca and get me ready for “buddy flying.” The purpose for this course is to not only get used to the new … Continue reading

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AOPA seminar at KSME

It has been a while since I attended any kind of presentation or event to refresh myself on aviation, however last night I did. I attended an AOPA seminar with the Flight Deck community at EKU. If you are unaware … Continue reading

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“Tailspin Talks” on the Flight Deck

A couple weeks ago Jeff Zoetter, the RA and leader of the flight deck (a pilot community in our dormitory) here at EKU set up a neat series called Tailspin Talks. It features an accomplished individual from aviation, and they … Continue reading

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