My First Solo

Hi Everyone, so on Thursday I completed my first solo flight! I flew a Piper Tomahawk at Richard Pearse Airport, New Zealand.

Here is the video from it!

Next job is finishing my Solo Consolidation before flying further out from the airport!

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This is awesome mate! What a great achievement.

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Congrats Ben, big achievement. Great feeling hey! It’ll continue to get better from here on :)

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Awesome job! Great to see new pilots take the open skies!

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Congratulations, pilot.
Very more flights in future! In next year, I want make flight school.

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Thank you! It was the best thing ever! I was buzzing for the rest of the day!

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Congrats Benny! Looks awesome

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Thanks everyone! @LachyRobertson @Takeoff_Aviation @13Eddu @Louis . I appreciate it!

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Congratulations! Based on the video, it seemed like you nailed it.

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Congratulations… first step to becoming a Airline pilot

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What a great way to mark your big 16, happy belated birthday young Sir.

Great achievement! I look forward to hearing more of your progress!!

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Congratulations, best of luck for the future! :)

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Nice, I am just starting my training for my PPL today.

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Congrats Ben! Good luck in the future!

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Thanks!! @Reedgreat @TheFlyingKiwi @Mags885 @Alfster @Gliding_Central @EpicLegend29

Nice! I’m looking forward to being able to do the same here hopefully soon!

How many hours did you solo at?

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@BenW No problem! =)

I had 17.8 hours, but that includes flights in Tiger Moths and a Yak 52’s etc, so not all being actual lessons

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Congrats man! I completed my first solo about a month ago and it was on my 16th birthday too!

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Awesome job! I’m hoping to be doing the same shortly. I have my first lesson next month!

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