This is a follow on from my first blog written about my first ever flying lesson.
So, just as my last lesson began with an early morning alarm, so did this one. It’s all-worthwhile though because I get to go flying! As with before I have to start my day with the drive to Elstree in London. Coming from the other side of the country, some might say that’s crazy! (I live in North Devon, so it’s a bit of a trek.) Luckily, that sort of thing doesn’t deter me however, because I arrive at the airfield only to be met by the lovely Tamsyn from Flight Training London with a cup of tea in hand and a constant supply of biscuits! If I was a little nervous, she soon makes me feel at ease, while we wait for Ivan to touch with the student who was booked before me. As the plane taxis in, the expression on their faces confirms to me why I have come back and that incredible sense of excitement returns once more. Freedom in the Air and Flight training London work together to make aviation more inclusive.
I have a quick catch up with Ivan before we start the next lesson and it is soon obvious that something is a little different this time. You see, the last time I was here I was taking my first introductory flight and not really a formal lesson. It was incredible and for that reason I have thought of nothing more than learning to fly properly. The first thing Ivan asks is if I have read the first couple of chapters of my flight training manual that he recommended the last time I was here. Of course if Read more →