Having completed my Unsanctioned Imitation of the A to Z Blogging Challenge, I decided to take one more day off in honor of May Day and reblog my post with the most page views -over 1000! Holy Cow! Thanks for reading and Happy May Day!
There have been several times in my life when I have stepped so far outside my comfort zone that I was unsure I would ever find my way back.
While some of these jaunts were exercises in personal growth, such as performing as a member of my high school J.R.O.T.C. drill team, competing in my local Junior Miss Pageant, and even going away to college, most involved flying.
Some milestones on the path to a pilot’s license are mild comfort zone busters: first solo, solo cross country, check rides, etc. Others, such as initial Learjet 35 training at Flightsafety International Inc., are akin to drinking from a fire hose.
Prior to my two week indoctrination into the right seat of the Lear, the most complicated piece of equipment I had flown was a Cessna 310. Going from this relatively docile aircraft to the bad tempered rodeo bronco that…
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