Something happened over this past weekend that could be seen in one of two ways. It was either a perfectly ordinary event that is hardly worthy of notice to anyone but those directly involved, or it was a remarkable achievement deserving of applause.
I’ll let you decide.
The story involves my friend who, for the purposes of this story, we’ll call, Sal. Here’s the scenario: Sal got up, packed a few necessary items into the car, drove about an hour to an airport, pre-flighted and prepped an airplane, then flew solo for more than an hour.
As I said, it’s either a perfectly ordinary event hardly worth our noticing, or a remarkable achievement. Personally, I tend to side with the latter. [Read more…]