Name: John Roche Age: 37 License(s): PPL with Night Rating Total Hours: 160 When did you join Waterford Aero Club? 2007 Best flying memory: My first solo cross-country to Shannon Worst flying memory: Bogging the sportscruiser in saac field… Oops! Sorry fellow group members, forgot to mention that one! Tell us about your last flight?…Details
Hot off the press, here is the October issue of the newsletter!
Finally the day has come. I was up at 6 am this morning. I had two slices of toast for breakfast (1st mistake). I was at the flight school at around 7 am. I had arranged to meet the examiner at around 10 am. By this time, I was a little hungry, the temperature was creeping up to…Details
Today was the day that I would complete the course. Started out at 6 am again, up to the flight school at 6.45. I had planned to sit in the Arrow for about 30 minutes, but it was still in maintenance from the cowling coming off in flight the day before. The FAA had been looking…Details
Congratulations to Declan Mallon who flew his first solo flight in EI-WAT. He is pictured here with FI Brian Power. The weather during the last week has been stunning and Declan took to the blue skies on his own for the first time yesterday. Happy landings!
Good afternoon, Well, today was supposed to be a busy day. Up at 6 am, got the school at 6:30. I was scheduled to fly 4 hours. I got my route to Apopka planned, and we were in the air by 8. We did our navigation to Apopka. Bill diverted me to Skinner, then I got another…Details
Hi all, Logged 2.0 hours today, bringing my total up to 21 hours. I arrived at the flight school around 10.30. I was due to fly at 12, so Bill said we would go when I was ready and get in the air a little early. I also got a reply from the CAA today about…Details
Woke up early this morning! It was bad as I wasn’t flying until 16:30, so I had breakfast and sat outside in the sunshine. It was 22 Celsius at 9 am here. I went over my procedures and nav methods. I went and had another look at the airshow today. Parking was chaos, I had…Details