Cross County Flight Training

            The Federal Aviation Administration defines a “cross country flight” as a flight that “requires a point of landing that is more than 50 nm straight-line distance from the original point of departure.” As a part of the training to obtain a private pilot certificate, the student must accomplish at least 3 hours of dual …

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SERMON Lamb of God Church, Fort Myers Epiphany 2 (1/14/18)

We all have a Calling from God Watch online:  click here “Can anything good come from Nazareth,” said Nathaniel, after Philip invited him to “Come and See Jesus.” Nazareth was a very poor and troubled village, which is the place Our Lord Jesus Christ called home. It was a town of only two to four …

1/7/18 Feast of the Baptism of Our Lord – First Sunday after Epiphany at Lamb of God Lutheran-Episcopal Church, Fort Myers, FL

Genesis 1:1-5; Acts 19:1-7; Mark 1:4-11 Watch online: click here Today is the First Sunday after Epiphany, but it is also the Feast of the Baptism of Our Lord, which is a day that we remember and celebrate the baptism (by John the Baptist) of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, in the River Jordan. …

16th Birthday – First Solo Flight

“Happy 16th Birthday, are you ok” my mother asked me as I walked into the kitchen that morning. This was going to be an important day in my flying career.  “Are you ready for your first solo flight,” Mother asked. “I guess, but I am scared to death,” I exclaimed. “You’ll do fine, Eric,” she …

Pre-Solo Medical Exam and “Color Blind”

            “First Solo flight” is the day the flight instructor exits the airplane and tells the student, “take it around three times and come pick me up.” It is a milestone in a student’s aviation training. It is the day that all the hard work, study, and preparation culminate in you, the student, taking off …

SERMON – First Sunday after Christmas 12/31/17 Lamb of God Church Fort Myers

Isaiah 61:10-62:3; Galatians 3:23-25; 4:4-7; John 1:1-18 Watch online click here RELATIONSHIPS  When we describe the relationships we share with one another, we often have to use words that are imperfect. Terms like Father and son, Mother and daughter, husband and wife, spouses, partners, siblings, and cousins are all words we use that provide some …

“Pre-Solo Training”

As my flight training continued, I was beginning to enjoy this newfound hobby more and more each week. The next few lessons included some advanced maneuvers, which involved climbing to a safe altitude, to practice maneuvers that would test my ability to fly steep turns, and to control the aircraft at very slow speeds. Eventually, …