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Alec Myers

I’m an experienced flight instructor in Toronto.

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Month: March 2022


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When is a defect not a defect?

Every student pilot learns what to do if they discover a problem with an airplane they’ve flown or are about to fly – they write the defect in the journey log, and then – the airplane is grounded until an Aviation Maintenance Engineer fixes the defect and signs a release to say the aircraft is returned to service. Right? Well…



First solo: Jay

A little bit of good news recently: my student Jay made his first solo flight a little while ago, and I didn’t write about it yet.