Over nine hours in an airplane was virgin on the ridiculous but it had to be done
if John was going to make Daytona and get anywhere with his FAA IR ..
The Dog and Partridge Daytona style ..
but after much bribery and corruption he emerged with a freshly minted Instrument Rating
ready to take his place in the legion of old bold pilots;
With that little hurdle out of the way John decided to have some fun and started logging twin hours.
Early on he showed his instructor the famous
After mastering engine failures Andre, Johns instructor, ponders what the next challenge should be ..
All good things must come to an end and with a tear and a smile
John bade farewell to the land of the free (well a lot cheaper anyway)
vowing to return as soon as possible and try that levitation trick with both engines ..