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My Debut Into the World of Towing Gliders

My Debut Into the World of Towing Gliders

When pursuing a career in aviation many pilots build up their experience by towing gliders. I was attracted to it since seeing my first « towing » in September 2014 while attending the annual corn roast fly-in at Kars. I had flown in with my instructor-mentor-friend Joe in his beautiful Cessna 170. We were sitting in camping chairs at the far end of runway 26 while gliding activities were in progress. They would be zooming magnificently right over our heads, and obviously…

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A Feeling of Accomplishment

A Feeling of Accomplishment

As a pilot, I find that you always have an opportunity lurking around a cloud to learn something new, improve your current skills, or experience something new and exciting. Well, if you are interested. The challenges you put yourself up to can be limitless, or within your budget would probably be more accurate. It will be 5 years in June since I started flying. Every year since obtaining my licence in 2014, I have put challenges up on my « bucket »…

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Visiting the charming town of Westport

Visiting the charming town of Westport

Around 15°C in the morning with somewhere around 18°C in the afternoon. We had a georgous fall day on September 24, 2015. Perfect to go for a flight. It could hardly be better for that time of year. Calm winds, no turbulence and a free day. I was feeling truly blessed. It is on this blessed day that I visited for the first time the town of Westport, Rideau Lakes, Ontario (CRL2).