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Sean McDonald

  1. Another 3 lessons and into circuits

    I've now had another 3 hours and have started flying circuits. The first of the three lessons was back to stalls and recovery and I am more comfortable than I was though I know I will need to revisit and practice.

    Yesterday we started in the circuit having had a little jolly over Uttoxeter Racecourse first to watch a race from the air. A first for me having ridden in them and I now start them to earn a living.

    Back to the airfield to start some basic circuit flights at ...
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  2. My first blog - first 6 hours 3 axis

    Having wanted to learn to fly for years I have eventually got going aged 48. I had a couple of GA lessons about 15 years ago and have done some other flying as a passenger in a Slingsby Firefly doing some handling about 10 years ago.
    Last year I had a trial flight in a C42 and wanted to get going then but a major house renovation and another baby held things up. Meanwhile I have been AFORS window shopping, following the various forums and reading the fixed wing briefing notes which I had bought ...
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