Pre-solo chat with my instructor
Ready for solo!
My 1st solo landing
Ready to fly the single-place PW-5 for the 1st time
Thanksgiving Day 1999
One of my instructors took these in-air photos
My 1st passenger & brave soul, Alan Germain
Soaring to me, especially up there alone, is a sort of Zen... it's peaceful and quiet - there's only the sound of air over the airplane (unless you start giggling like I sometimes do). You can almost meditate while flying 'cuz you're 'in-the-zone'. Here's a sample: