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SPC #015-On Par with the VOR

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Shooting ’em out rapid-fire, now, folks.  Here’s another episode of the Student Pilot Cast, number 15, about a flight in which we focused on VORs and Simulated Instrument Conditions (The Hood).  I had passed my Phase II Check, and I was starting on Phase III.  I hope you enjoy. http://media.blubrry.com/studentpilotcast/p/www.studentpilotcast.com/media/spc/StudentPilotCast-A015-20080708.mp3Podcast: Play in new… Read more »

SPC #012-Who Said Anything About Short and Soft?

Okay, we’re back to the lessons. As you can see from the title, at this point in my training I have started learning the performance takeoffs and landings sometimes referred to as “Shorts” and “Softs”.  Within 4 day’s time I had three dual lessons on these performance landings and takeoffs. … Read more »

SPC #010-Sometimes You Just Feel Like a Pilot

Hello, everyone.  I’ve just returned from my little vacation Scuba Diving with my buddies in the Channel Islands, and I’m releasing episode 10.  This episode documents a very memorable flight for me; a flight that helped me remember why I’m doing this.  This flight may end up being even more… Read more »

SPC #008-Movin’ on Up

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Here is Episode 8 of the Student Pilot Cast, “Movin’ on Up”.  Join me as I document a dual flight I had where we worked on partial panel instrument flying, ground reference maneuvers, and crosswind landing.  I’ve got a lot of good stuff coming up, and I’m going to start… Read more »

SPC #004-Grooving with 6.6 Hours

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In episode 4 we talk about the continuation of training after my vacation, some things my wife and I saw in Seattle.  We also cover recording in cockpit, landings, and where I’m at with training.  I’ve got 6.6 hours now. I apologize for the long delay of over two weeks,… Read more »