By Mark W. Johnson, CFI
The morning was typical for a hot and humid July, with a few scattered clouds and a small line of rain showers to the south of the airport.
My student was about to embark on his third training flight towards earning his private pilot certificate.
Our aircraft, a Cessna 152, was a capable and well-used trainer I was still familiarizing my student with. After the preflight discussion and inspection, we loaded up and proceeded to start, taxi and complete the required run-up prior to takeoff. [Read more…]