New Pilot in Training!

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  1. Slipperhead

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    Hi Folks! I'm new to the group and new to aviation!

    I'm taking the Gleim ground school prep course now and begin accelerated training Jan 3 at HOVA in Hanover Co., Virginia. I going for my PPL and will be training in a Tecnam LSA.

    This is something I've always wanted to do! I'm an Air Force brat and have always loved aviation. I attended Oshkosh last July and THAT sealed the deal! After wondering along the rows and rows of aircraft, many with tents pitched nearby, I knew that was the life for me! I'm now in a position where I can afford the time and the cost of training. I can't wait to get started!

    Garland in Midlothian, VA
     
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    mscard88 Touchdown! Greaser!

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    Welcome Slipperhead!
     
  3. eman1200

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    frfly172 Touchdown! Greaser!

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    Welcome and good luck with your training.
     
  5. Slipperhead

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    Thanks,

    I'm already researching local clubs, rental opportunities, and ownership. Local hangar space is $350 and there is no waiting list. Does that sound about right?

    I'm thinking about renting for a while to make sure I'm going to fly enough to justify the other options. In the end, I generally like to have my own ride...

    Garland
     
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    How is your training coming along?
     
  7. Slipperhead

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    Almost done with ground school with flight training beginning Jan 3!

    Sent from my SM-G900V using Tapatalk
     
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    write-stuff En-Route

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  9. Skyrys62

    Skyrys62 Pattern Altitude

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    Welcome Garland.
    Say hello to us, and goodbye to your Benjamins! :eek:

    kidding...well not really, but it's worth it!
     
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  10. rtk11

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    Welcome! Good luck with your PPL journey!