Tuesday, December 02
Flight 07: Practicing Emergencies
By Brady Lane at 6:30 PM
Flight log to date Hours flown: 7.1 | Days since I started: 49 | Cost: $1,317.70
It felt great to be back in the air again. This lesson was my first flight in wintry conditions. The cold air and strong winds made taking off in the Remos feel more like lift off!
Jason introduced me to emergencies this lesson. Emergencies sound scary, and while I'm sure they can be, it's nice knowing that if the engine quits the plane isn't just going to fall out of the sky. I have some time.
Hopefully, I'll never find myself in an emergency, but if I am, I know what to do. That's a nice feeling.
And thanks to your comments and suggestions on my last lesson, talking on the radio went much smoother this time. Thank you. I created a cheat sheet to help me visualize what I needed to say before I said it. Here is a copy of it:
I also felt that I was mentally in front of the plane during the entire flight and landing. It was a great feeling of accomplishment.
Jason said a few more lessons of landings, and I'll be ready for solo. Wow!