One way, or another, I’m gonna divert…

Todays earworm comes from a hybrid of Blondie and my most recent lesson. If you’re unfamiliar with the expression “earworm”, it’s the annoying phenomena where you have a song, tune or even spoken phrase stuck in your head… “so One way, or another, I’m gonna divert, I’m gonna divert, divert, divert, divert, diiiveeeeerrrrt” is the […]

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Finding my way…

The thing with learning to fly is, that no matter how long you think it is going to take you’re probably going to have to double it. Especially if you’re learning in the UK in the middle of winter. Short days and inclement weather join together to make the larger part of most days, unflyable […]

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Human Performance…

I am of course talking about the exam here and not the limitations of my abilities as a human (of which there are many – I couldn’t run a marathon for example). As you will be aware, in order to gain a EASA PPL, or even an LAPL you’re required to sit 9 exams covering […]

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I can hear you…

If there’s one thing i can’t stand, is sharing headphones. The thought that someone else’s ear juice has infected the cans is nasty, so finally, after many hours of research and speaking with many pilots, I have bought my own headset. There are so many different headsets on the market and like anything, there is […]

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Mnemonics

I literally have the worst brain for remembering Mnemonics, they just make no sense to me – something I know I am going to struggle with while learning to fly. Mnemonics are a huge part of the theory – I hope however as I progress and begin using flying vernacular on a daily basis, it’s […]

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