Category: Challenge

Ripped Shirt

I finally decided to go for it and after 50 hours I called to schedule my check ride with a grizzly old flight instructor by the name of Red. Of all the instructors to draw, he was the worst one! The first thing Red said to me was “Girls can’t fly!” Behind his back I [...]

Conquering Fear

I started taking flying lessons in the spring of 84 and it was grueling. I hired a man from Brazil who used dramatic tactics to make sure I had what it took. When I took my first night flight to Stockton we were on approach when the runway lights went out. I immediately raised the flaps [...]

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