Why do we want to fly?
For centuries, people have looked up to the sky and wanted to fly with the birds. Why is that? What is in us that beckons us to leave the safety of the ground to soar among the clouds? Is it the freedom one gets from "normal" day-to-day activities? Is it the ability to travel hundreds of miles without concern for traffic below making that weekend getaway that much easier? Maybe it’s the elation you feel to be able to leave the nest just like the first time you were allowed to take out the family car by yourself?
It could be any of these or a myriad of other reasons.
One thing for sure is that there are many people with the dream; the emotional connection to the image of them flying. It’s in their heart and soul to be a pilot but it lies dormant just waiting to transition from merely a concept to reality.
This series of articles is aimed at you, the dreamer pilot, to tell you step by step, what you need to do to earn that pilot’s license.