Cherry PocketOutstanding visit to Cherry Pocket.

I’m down here in Orlando taking the SIMCOM course for the C-90. Two other pilots are with me, and I’m tagging along in their car. We have the entire day to kill before check-in, so we decide to head to Fantasy of Flight. Out of the airport, we get a bit distracted, and I happened to mention the seaplane training I’d done a year before. They have a fantastic restaurant there, so I suggested we head that way.

When we get there – we ended up spending  five or six hours at the fishing camp; talking with two former fighter test pilots IMG_1680who were there, and Bryan – the owner fly the seaplane school I introduced them to.   I felt this place was a magical place, but you’d have to be of a certain mindset of think that.  The two pilots that were with me certainly did – so I think I gained a few points.

Lunch was fantastic, and we headed north to the hotel after that. I was in a good place, but so keyed up I didn’t sleep much that night either.

Cherry Pocket is worth your time.

By fdorrin

Recently rated Gulfstream 280 pilot, working on instructor qualifications. WestWind and Astra corporate jet flight instructor. Contract corporate pilot. Own and operate a PA30 Twin Comanche. CFII; MEI; ME-ATP; SES; Typed in DHC-8, B-25, IAI-1124, IAI1125, G100, G280. Retired engineer / executive - Delmarva Power, Conectiv Energy, and PEPCO Holdings, Inc.