Month: August 2017

  • ATPL Theory

    Finally I found a school where I am going to study my theory. The school is in Poland (I already described some thoughts why I choose that country). The problem is that I have to obtain a permission (something like a TSA approval in the US), and I have to send my application in paper […]

  • First Class Medical

    Today I got my first class medical certificate. For pilots there are two classes in Europe: the first one is the highest, and without it one cannot work as pilot. Before that I had the second one because it is cheaper and totally enough for a private pilot certificate (which one I have now). Initial […]

  • Aircraft Maintenance

    As you know, now I am flying for meeting flight time minimums (and for fun, of course). That means that it does not matter a lot where to fly, so today I have a really useful task: I should fly the airplane to the mechanics for a scheduled maintenance. While reading my preflight checklist I […]

  • Bad Weather

    Today it is not possible to fly. The weather radar shows dense clouds, and for me it means that I should wait for a better weather. Basically the weather radar shows water droplets concentration. Red areas mean very high amount of water, which usually means that there is a thunderstorm in that area. Then from […]

  • Strong Winds

    I supposed to fly early in the morning, but it did not happen: the airplane did not have enough fuel, and the fuel service is usually available only in the afternoon. Anyway I needed some more sleep. I took off in the afternoon. During the flight I noticed that the ground speed is way less […]