I passed my CFII checkride today, earning the final rating that was required to finish my bachelor’s degree requirements. Now I’m qualified to teach a whole new realm of students and can finally officially graduate from the University of Dubuque … Read More
After receiving about ten hours of dual instruction scattered around since August, I am just about ready for my instrument instructor checkride. Now if the weather would just cooperate…
I’m a new flight instructor! I couldn’t have asked for better weather this morning when I flew to Cedar Rapids to finish my flight instructor test. The flight went very well. I’ve finally reached a major goal and look forward … Read More
I drove down to Cedar Rapids today where I spent eight hours total with the FAA examiner, and I passed the CFI oral! With a lunch and a couple breaks, the actual questioning lasted about six hours. The easiest part … Read More
And that’s not an April fool. My CFI checkride is scheduled for Wednesday, April 6th in Cedar Rapids.
I’m a newly minted commercial pilot! I did the flight portion of my checkride this morning in the Trinidad. I flew with the examiner for 2.1 hours, with a stop at Davenport, Iowa. It’s an incredible feeling to finally reach … Read More
I spent the whole day at the airport today, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., minus a couple errands. I have never done that before. My day started much earlier, at 5 a.m., when I finished planning a sample cross-country … Read More
This morning I took my instrument checkride. After over two years of hard work, I am instrument rated!