Month: March 2019

Preparing for Melilla : crosswind exercise

March 31, 2019

We’re preparing for the UPL-AOPA flyout to Melilla scheduled on May 1st, 2019, which I intend to fly with the Mooney M20J of Limburgse Vleugels. In order to be “well-prepared” with this Mooney, I try to fly it more often nowadays after a forced break last winter due to a license admin issue. This Sunday…



March 30, 2019

At the beginning of a new flying season, private pilots go for a check-flight with an instructor as the flying clubs we typically rent planes of require this. At Aéro-Sport Luxembourg, I performed such a checkflight. Annoyingly enough, it consisted about making oh so many 360 circles in downwind due to commercial traffic at Luxembourg…


2019 from Blogger to WordPress

March 26, 2019

From 2010 till the end of 2017, I have been actively blogging about my experiences as a private pilot, using the Google blogger platform. It was easy to use and allowed me to quickly upload posts from my smartphone, whenever I had a minute. However, over time, some of the features changed and as I…