Friday, October 04, 2002

New Truck

Classes for API were Aerodynamics, Engines, Navigation, Weather and Federal Rules and Regulations. He finished API September 19th. He got a two-week break before primary flight training started. During this break Nathan took advantage of a Florida Hurricane special and purchased a 2002 Toyota Tacoma. This meant goodbye to the “Red Beast”. Nathan managed to sell the “Red Beast” just before Thanksgiving.

Thursday, October 03, 2002

Third Hurricane

In the early morning hours Hurricane Lili makes landfall in New Orleans, Louisiana. Pensacola got hit with strong winds in the early morning. Tornado warnings were in effect until the early afternoon hours. Rain was not a problem with this hurricane.

Tuesday, October 01, 2002

Flight Training

Nathan was stationed at NAS Whiting Field in Milton, FL for Primary Flight Training, which started September 30th. He was assigned to Training Wing 5 in Fixed Wing Training Squadron 6 or VT-6.
Flight training was done in the T-34C aircraft. The flight training classes for primary is Familiarization, Basic Instruments, Precision Aerobatics, Night Flights, Formation Flights and Radio Instruments.