The Pilot’s Way

  • Aviation Medical and ICAO English

    A summary of my day: I got my medical certificate, and passed ICAO English. I am happy! =) So, here are some explanations. Everybody has to be healthy to fly. It means that every pilot should pass a medical. There are three types of certificates. From the most strict to the less one: the first […]

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  • Stalls

    There is the second day. I am flying with a B737 pilot. A very positive person with normal English. Much simpler. Today I was going to mount my action camera for better analyzing my errors and having a simpler progress monitoring. I even brought a box with it to the airport. But that box was […]

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  • My First Flight

    So, there was my first flight today. Of course, it was with an instructor. Everything is totally new, unfamiliar and interesting! Now I understand that it is really very hard to maintain altitude, direction and engine RPM and simultaneously look around to see what’s happening. I actively drive more than ten years, and I used […]

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  • Pilot’s blog: My Route to the Sky

    Pilot’s blog: My Route to the Sky

    Quick navigation: First of all, let me introduce myself. I am Viktor, I have a Commercial Pilot License, and I recently moved to Canada. Currently I am looking for a pilot job. My quick CV: I finished the first step, and I totally understand that it is only the beginning of a long path. If […]

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Milestones

04/09/2017: My First Flight
04/25/2017: EASA PPL written exam (6 exams passed)
05/21/2017: Radio Operator Certificate (Europe VFR)
05/22/2017: EASA PPL written exam (all passed)
05/26/2017: The First Solo!
05/28/2017: Solo cross-country >270 km
05/31/2017: EASA PPL check-ride
07/22/2017: EASA IFR English
08/03/2017: 100 hours TT
12/04/2017: The first IFR flight
12/28/2017: FAA IR written
02/16/2018: FAA IR check-ride
05/28/2018: FAA Tailwheel endorsement
06/04/2018: FAA CPL long cross-country
06/07/2018: FAA CPL written
07/16/2018: FAA CPL check-ride
07/28/2018: FAA CPL ME rating
08/03/2018: FAA HP endorsement
06/03/2019: EASA ATPL theory (6/14)
07/03/2019: EASA ATPL theory (11/14)
07/15/2019: FAA IR IPC
07/18/2019: FAA CPL SES rating
08/07/2019: EASA ATPL theory (done)
10/10/2019: EASA NVFR
10/13/2019: EASA IR/PBN SE
11/19/2019: Solo XC > 540 km
12/06/2019: EASA CPL
12/10/2019: EASA AMEL
02/20/2020: Cessna 210 endorsement
08/30/2021: FAVT validation
05/27/2022: TCCA CPL/IR written
05/31/2022: Radio Operator Certificate Canada