Take Your Wings and Fly - A Journey Through a Private Pilot's Licence
Jason Smart, like many people, went through the range of emotions when he set out to learn to fly. In this book he takes the reader on a journey through the highs and lows of learning to fly, from the early lessons to the first solo, the exams, and ultimately gaining his wings as a private pilot. It was not all fun and easy, however. In this day-by-day account, Jason recounts frustration with the weather, the exhaustion, and his own limitations, as well as the many characters he meets along the journey, from flight instructors to airfield owners. This book is a frank account aimed at anyone interested in learning to fly. It is also for anyone simply curious to know what is involved in becoming a pilot. You'll understand just what it takes to gain your Private Pilot's Licence and get a feel for what every student pilot goes through.
"This should be required reading for anyone dreaming of following in Biggles' footsteps."
"A very well written account which is extremely interesting and very informative."
"Excellent book for anybody considering doing their PPL."