Yesterday, like the first day of my trip, was a day that wasn’t supposed to happen. Once again, Murphy’s Law took a swing at me and aimed another blizzard towards home. I had to push my flight back to a red-eye.
It turned out to be one of the best things that could have happened to me.
Thanks to Murphy, I got to experience flying in a full motion simulator, flew around the Hoover Dam, Valley of Fire and Grand Canyon, earned a high performance aircraft endorsement, and got a brief, free F-16 airshow (he passed under us a couple times). I joked later in the day with my friend that I felt like I had just gone through Aviation Bootcamp.
I got back home a couple hours ago and am completely exhausted. I’ll do a proper write-up of the day tomorrow, but for now here’s a short video from the flight simulator –