Tuesday, October 10, 2006

The serious business of pilot training in Arizona - A pictorial view

The first hurdle is gaining access to the country which is not easy. Their were many barriers including the requirements for J-1 visas, I-20's, various registrations and my own utter incompetence with anything administrative (Just ask Denise Wilcox at OAT !!)...Perhaps I could have used a slightly better passport photograph

With as little as 7 days to recover from jetlag the trainee pilot prepares by ensuring that he/she is fully up to date on the latest aviation issues. With the bookwork complete we wasted no time at all and began practicing key manoveures in the "primary training area" Some of these manoveures are demonstrated by trainee pilot Steve Davies (The editor had to cry off with an ear infection)

Take Off

level flight