24 Hours Until My Recreational Pilot Licence

24 Hours Until My Recreational Pilot Licence

Today I went for my first official flying lesson and my second ever flight in a Cessna 150 with registration VH-RWO at Moorabbin Airport, here in Melbourne, Victoria. I previously had completed a trial induction flight with Tristar Aviation at Moorabbin Airport and today I completed my first official flying lesson on my way to my Recreational Pilot Licence, Private Pilot Licence and then last but not least, my Commercial Pilot Licence.

Here are some pictures from my adventures today…


First up, we’ve got this stunning picture out of the left window of the Cessna 150 as we departed out of Moorabbin Airport from runway 17R on an upwind departure to the Training Area which is situated just along the coast from Moorabbin.


Next up on the photography/flight session is a view out of the cockpit as we see the propeller spinning around and stopping us from hurtiling into the earth below. You can also see along the coast here, as we head towards the training area before making a right hand turn and coming back to Moorabbin to enter a right downwind for runway 17R, full stop.


Last but not least, a photo of my parents and I in front of the aircraft for today’s flying lessons, a Cessna 150 with the registration VH-RWO.


Also, be sure to check out my new profile picture as that is another photo taken from today’s flight.

Hope you enjoyed me sharing the experience with you all and I can’t wait to continue my path towards my goals of my Recreational Pilot Licence, Private Pilot Licence and Commercial Pilot Licence, as well as continue on the path to achieving my dream of becoming a pilot for Qantas.

I’ve already booked in my next flying lesson for a couple of weeks time, so I can’t wait to share that all with you as well!

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I’m really happy for you! That’s a great achievement!

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Thanks so much Nathan. Appreciate the kind words mate!

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Wish you success for this !

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Thanks so much mate!

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Good stuff bro 🤝 We both know flying skills aren’t your forte but nonetheless I wish you the best!

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Very cool.congratulations.

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Plot twist - it’s just your face photoshopped onto my pfp. :P


Congratulations Declan, hope you enjoyed the lesson, along with the future of what it brings you!

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Maybe on the simulator it ain’t my forte, but hey… the instructor did say I was a natural at it though, so I’ll listen to him instead.

Thanks so much mate. Appreciate it!

Well I thought, how could I make your profile picture more beautiful, and I thought why don’t I photoshop my face on it, haha.

Honestly though, thanks so much mate!

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I think you’ll find an aero club hat and a pair of aviators are great additions to any profile picture 😉

But in all seriousness, congrats Declan! Hope to hear you on the Tyabb frequency some day soon.

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Congrats Declan! Your attitude towards your dreams are amazing with determination like that you will definitely go many places!

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True pilots don’t need an aero club hat and a pair of aviators, haha!

But in all seriousness, thanks so much Kai! Hope to fly there very soon!

Thanks so much for the very kind words of encouragement mate. I appreciate that a lot!

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Your dad (I’m pretty sure) looks like he is not amused he was there😂. In all seriousness congrats!

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Nah, that’s him just trying to look cool and appear younger than he actually is. 😂

Honestly though, thanks so much for your congratulations. Means a lot!

Huge congratulations Declan!

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Thanks heaps mate!

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