I'm a happy camper. After 2 1/2 years of on-again, off-again effort, on 2/24/07; winds 15G35, LL Turb and W/S + Volcanic ash NOTAMS in VA. (did Willamsburg Blow?? - WTF?) on the day of the oral and practical, I nailed my test. Still have a long way to go 'till fileing nasty IMC, but, man, I am pleased. If anyone needs / is looking for an ace instructor in the NYC downstate /Eastern Ct. area, I can HIGHLY reccomend Vince P. PM for contact info. He made SURE I was more than up to the task. Now, can somebody tell me what do those little dials and pointer things mean???