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Old 08-02-2006, 03:25 AM   #1
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That'* right! Officially licensed Private Pilot in the house!

Ok, so I still have a long way to go before I become an instructor, but it sure does feel good to be able to take a plane out on my own! I had my oral exam and checkride starting at 5 a.m. this morning, and after I passed I scheduled a plane so my wife and I could go flying at 6:30 this evening. It was a blast! I may have some pics to post tomorrow.
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:woohoo: :woohoo:

Congratz.............. I see another WCBF attendee for next year
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The above announcement + Announcer'* location =

vrrrrrrrrmmmmmmm...... crash!! Suprise Arizona!!!


Congratz!
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And just think, kids. You too could be a pilot when you mail in the secret decoder ring and four proofs of purchase from your Corn Flakes boxes!

Grats man. Now fly your car here. I have some things to do to it yet.
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Way to go.

Now on to the instrument rating. That is proving to be the hardest for me, time wise.

Are you in a 121 school or is this all being done Part 91?
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Awsome Ben.... Glad to see you doing good man...

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Awsome Ben.... Glad to see you doing good man...
Thanks Don and everyone else (except for Blackbird :P )!

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Are you in a 121 school or is this all being done Part 91?
I think you meant Part 141 or 61... I'm Part 141 right now.
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Congrats Ben < --- aviator glasses
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Alright, here are 6 pictures from my first licensed flying venture yesterday evening. The inflight photos are while climbing out of KGEU heading north toward Lake Pleasant (if you're familiar with the Phoenix metro area). It was a lot of fun, and we stayed out long enough that I logged a night landing without even planning on it.

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Cool...............

That'* a mighty cute co-pilot
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