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Aircraft Squawk Sheet (What Is It and How do You Use It?)

Aircraft Squawk Sheet (What Is It and How do You Use It?)

The “squawk sheet, “gripe sheet,” or “aircraft discrepancy log” as it is more officially titled is intended as a communication tool to pass vital aircraft performance concern information between pilots and maintenance engineers.

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Temporary Flight Restrictions: Can You Fly Through a TFR?

Temporary Flight Restrictions: Can You Fly Through a TFR?

A temporary flight restriction or TFR is, just as it sounds, is a short-term change to the rules of a given airspace. A TFR tightens the regulations and parameters for flying in that space. TFRs can be issued for many reasons, and the nature of the reason will determine how restrictive the TFR is. In some cases, pilots may still operate within the restricted area, but with more regulations. In other cases, the airspace within the TFR zone is completely off-limits.

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Night Flying: 22 Tips You Need to Know for Flying at Night

Night Flying: 22 Tips You Need to Know for Flying at Night

Flying is flying, but night flying has its own quirks and considerations that are different from daytime. A little extra planning, training, practice, and provisioning make all the difference. Here are some tricks and tips to help you have a safe, enjoyable experience while flying at night.

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B-29 Bomber Superfortress: The WWII Game Changer

B-29 Bomber Superfortress: The WWII Game Changer

The aircraft that was chosen to run two of the most pivotal missions of World War II flew higher, faster, and further while carrying a heavier payload than any other bomber. These planes were designed to be just what the U.S. military needed to succeed in the Pacific Theater. Meet the WWII game changer – the B-29 bomber otherwise known as the Superfortress.

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