Last week, I passed my private pilot oral exam and flight test called a checkride and now have my private pilot license!
The checkride was challenging and intense but I had a great experience and learned a lot about myself and from the awesome examiner in Santa Rosa.
Here is a picture of me after passing my checkride with my awesome instructor:
I was able to fly from Palo Alto to Sacramento and then on to Oroville to visit family and friends for this year's Thanksgiving dinner and to avoid the nasty holiday traffic on the freeway! As I soared to over 5000 feet, I could see the massive traffic on the ground and smiled that I was able to bypass this. Flying into Oroville was fun and a very nice large airport for a very small town of less than 50,000 people.