The 17th of December will always be an important day in the history of aviation for the following 2 reasons:
- The 17th of December 1903, Orville Wright performed the first flight aboard their Flyer I,
- Today, 17th December 2011, I made my first take-off aboard a Robin DR-400-120 :-).
As part of my training towards obtaining the PPL licence, today we performed the 5th flight, the first in which I was fully at the controls during take-off.
My colleague, Miguel, took the following video:
You may see the route we followed from Graulhet (LFCQ) to Toulouse-Lasbordes (LFCL) aboard the Robin DR-42 (F-GORM), as I recorded it with my Garmin GPS: