Over the weekend I learned to fly a 2005 Cessna T182T with the Garmin G1000 avionics suite. Insurance required at least a three-hour checkout with an instructor, which I accomplished over two flights. The first was in the daytime but … Read More
Back in April I was invited to instruct for the Able Flight organization for a project they are doing this summer. (I have kept it pretty quiet until now.) It is a wonderfully cool opportunity for me and will be … Read More
I quit my part-time factory job yesterday. I wasn’t sure if that was a good idea, but I didn’t want to be there anymore. Then suddenly I got two phone calls that same day and now have two new students. … Read More
Flight instructing has been going well and I like doing it, but I haven’t been able to do enough of it. With astronomical student loan payments and a 43-mile one-way commute at a whopping $2.63 a gallon, I knew I’d … Read More
I’ve been working for Cavu Aviation in Green Bay as a flight instructor for a week now. I have gotten checked out in their airplanes and given three introductory lessons so far. I already picked up two new students and … Read More
I found a good opportunity to work as a flight instructor close to home. I’ll be leaving Dubuque in a few days. It will be strange to leave but I’m looking forward to the new job.
David Flying Service at the Dubuque Regional Airport hired me today. It’s the aircraft maintenance facility. I’ll be working there part-time to supplement my other part-time job of tutoring. I’m glad to be working with airplanes again!