Pilot Diaries

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Flying in the US

In which Andrew reads the AIM, FARs, LASORS, talks to the FAA, CAA, visits a FSDO, and generally encounters a lot of acronyms.

15th Aug 2014 in Pilot Diaries

The Test

Three aborted attempts and several weeks later, the flight test finally goes ahead. But what of the result?

30th Dec 2012 in Pilot Diaries


Why, exactly, am I learning to fly? After all, it seems most of my time is spent flying in large circles above rural Essex...

6th Dec 2012 in Pilot Diaries

Qualifying Cross-Country

In this first post about my flying, I recap what I've done so far and then take a look at my recently-completed qualifying cross-country flight.

4th Oct 2012 in Pilot Diaries