Last Saturday (November 1, 2008) I completed the final hour of instrument training for my Private
Pilot license. Today (November 2, 2008) my flight instructor endorsed my existing recreational permit
to include the additional privilege of Private Pilot. A few links worth watching Snoopy 1 and Snoopy 2.
Classic fighter planes doing a fly-by at the last Ottawa Airshow (June 29, 2008).
An inverted jet pilot showing off at the last Ottawa Airshow (June 29, 2008).
Today (October 20, 2008) I passed my Canadian Private Pilot flight test. This is an upgrade to the recreational pilot permit
test I passed on November 4, 2007. Below is a picture of me with my instructor Juliette Marczuk (left) and the Transport
Canada examiner Martine Dumas (right). What an incredible sense of accomplishment to have this behind me.
This past week (October 14, 2008) I took care of a friend's Sheltie kennel and after it rained I found these two looking to come inside.
A sky diver from the last Ottawa Airshow (June 29, 2008).
Can you tell what kind of car I drive? Look under the spoiler for a hint.
Mirrored buildings reflect the coolest things.
The Ottawa Airshow (June 29, 2008) at Carp Ontario featured both modern and vintage aircraft.
I have had the great fortune of traveling to Heidelberg Germany several times with work.
Overlooking the town of Heidelberg are the ruins of Heidelberg Castle (shown below).
The town of Heidelberg as seen from the castle.
Landing at Carp Airport (CYRP) - a little rough but fine none the less.
A short video shot fall 2007 flying over the Ottawa River.
While visiting friends that own a Sheltie kennel last weekend (March 30, 2008) I made the mistake of opening the cookie jar.
This morning (November 4, 2007) I passed my long awaited flight test. Below is a picture of
me with my instructor Juliette Marczuk (center) and the Transport Canada examiner Martine
Dumas (right). A special thanks to Juliette and the crew at the Carp Flying Academy.
Tonight (19:45:00 - June 26, 2007) I performed my first solo flight
at the flight school. Below is a picture of the plane I was flying.
Taken at the Ottawa Airport during the summer of 2007.
Ottawa WestJet seen through the Ottawa summer heat.
A Beechcraft KingAir 350C at Carp Airport.