Learning Experiences

May 2010 Issue

First Flight

It was a trip in its conceptual stages from the time I began taking flight lessons: Winchester, Va., to the lowlands of Lawrenceville, Va., where my grandparents reside. Almost four months after obtaining my private pilot certificate—upgrading from a recreational—I had the chance to make the journey. My wife and I, plus our two children, would fly down the upcoming Saturday for the weekend

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