I got there earlier, finding other like minded ladies already listening to an experienced pilot explaining the basics of a plane and its controls.
So, no solo flight for me, but I had no room to be sad about that as after all, this was a free event, and it was my fault the solo opportunity was lost. Damn those craft beers!
Q: What's the definition of a good landing?
A: When you can walk away from the plane.
Q: What's the definition of a great landing?
A: When you can walk away and use the plane again!
He was a hoot and as we walked to pick up our certificates of completion, we chatted about how much he and the airport help out with volunteer programs. He's involved in Angel Flights, which transports patients free of charge to obtain medical treatment that would otherwise be out of reach. They also help Pilots N Paws, a story is here. And also, Wings of Appreciation, who provide flights to veterans, have help from these ever giving pilots, including 2 plane flights on July 9th.