Solo XC Today!

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Half Fast
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Solo XC Today!

Postby Half Fast » Sun Jun 11, 2017 9:10 pm

Finally got decent wx to do the solo XC for my sport ticket today after being blown out by bad weather a few times. Apopka X04 to Crystal River KCGC to Inverness KINF and back to Apopka. All went well (meaning I actually found the airports, and both the plane and I are reusable). Navigation, pattern entries, radio work, and landings were all good. The landings were a bit too hard, but safe, on center, straight, and bounce-free, so I'll take it.

I even remembered to close my flight plan afterward; no search party dispatched. :lol:

I'm glad I got it done first thing this morning. Rain squalls were moving into the area from the south, and on the return flight I hit a little rain and altered course a bit north to stay out of the bad stuff. An hour later and I would have had to cancel again.

It was pretty cool flying somewhere else and returning on my own. I'm finally starting to feel just a little bit like a pilot. :mrgreen:
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joey4420
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Re: Solo XC Today!

Postby joey4420 » Mon Jun 12, 2017 7:28 am

Congrats. I loved my first solo XC, I felt so free up there. Glad the weather didn't impact you much.
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Re: Solo XC Today!

Postby pjdavis » Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:42 am

Great job!

Warmi
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Re: Solo XC Today!

Postby Warmi » Mon Jun 12, 2017 12:07 pm

Congratulations !

I am hoping to do the same soon ...
Flying Sting S4 ( N184WA ) out of Illinois

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Re: Solo XC Today!

Postby foresterpoole » Mon Jun 19, 2017 1:02 pm

Awesome!!!
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