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The view: The Golden Gate Bridge
The pilot: Ian Flint
The photographer: My coworker and co-pilot for the day, Vivek
The airplane: Cessna 172S
The mission: San Francisco Bay tour
The memory: As a new pilot, I’ve been nervous about going through class B airspace. Today was a perfect VFR day, and I took the plunge. I took a trip up the California coast past Half Moon Bay, across San Francisco, and then straight down highway 101 past KSFO. The controllers were fast and furious, but the flight was beautiful and uneventful. It felt great to get back to home base in Palo Alto with another accomplishment under my belt.