Pilot-in-training writes personal account of learning to fly

Heather McDonald writes that after spending the winter taking online ground school courses, she rewarded herself last summer with her first flying lesson. Needing a pillow to see over the controls of the two-seater Cessna made her feel like a grandmother at 43-years-old, but after the successful first flight, "I made the first entry in my fancy new pilot logbook, bursting with pride," she wrote.

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