Night Time is the Right Time

After about 5 weeks of the weather gods having their way with my plans, I finally got in my first night lesson. It was a perfect night, 50 degrees, some patchy clouds at 20,000′ eventually cleared to unveil the stars. The moon was nowhere to be found. The air was perfectly still. Continue reading

The VOR that clicked

I was like most student pilots when I was first exposed to VOR concepts, completely disorientated and off course. I quickly learned that the first tip is to throw out all thought of TO and FROM actually meaning anything to do with where you are pointing or heading. Continue reading