Monthly Archives: April 2011

DME Arcs

Usually I try to have my lessons during the weekend, but both Joel and I had conflicts so we scheduled an evening lesson this week. Today we would be doing DME Arcs. Basically, they are flying a curved path around … Continue reading

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DME Holds

Today’s lesson was a continuation of the last lesson. Last time we did direct and teardrop entries into a hold, today we did parallel and direct entries, plus a DME hold. After a quick briefing (since we were basically doing … Continue reading

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Holds

Today’s lesson was about holding patterns, or “holds” as it is known among us pilot-types. We started the lesson by reviewing what holds were, and how to enter them. A hold is basically a oval, or racetrack-shaped, pattern you fly … Continue reading

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VOR Tracking

Finally another lesson today. Last week I was at Sun ‘N Fun, and got to experience the tornado and other bad weather. I got up there Thursday an hour before the storm hit. Other than the weather on Thursday afternoon … Continue reading

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