Last year, this time, I was deep into planning my down under trip.
Wish I was headed there again during break…..
I wasn’t really sure if I would make it this time too. The first time I was in Sydney, I had managed to call the Bankstown airport to determine if they would let me fly with a US license, which they did. I hoped to make it there. How I didn’t know. I never made it there. Instead, I did a scenic helicopter flight.
Second time around, I didn’t even call them. I was travelling with a friend. My schedule was overbooked. There was no way I could squeeze in a day of flying.
Third times a charm, as they say.
I was more relaxed. My plans for Alice Springs fell through. And I knew, I was ripe for flying.
I checked the weather and planned the best weather day for my flight. Checking in with Sydney Flight Center, I realized, as expected, all aircraft and instructors were booked…
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