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Class D Airspace: Everything You Need to Know

Class D Airspace: Everything You Need to Know

As a pilot flying out of a smaller airport just big enough to have a control tower, you will quickly become familiar with Class D airspace. This type of airspace is one that most general aviation pilots will encounter and need to be well-versed in.

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How to Read a TAF (Terminal Aerodrome Forecast)

How to Read a TAF (Terminal Aerodrome Forecast)

For all the new pilots wondering how to read a TAF, you are not alone. Pull up a terminal aerodrome forecast, and you will quickly realize that the entire thing is written using codes or acronyms that must be deciphered and decoded. The good news is that TAFs and METARs use many of the same abbreviations, so once you learn one, the other will be much easier and quicker to grasp.

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Class C Airspace: All the Details You Need to Know

Class C Airspace: All the Details You Need to Know

When talking airspace, the closer we get to the beginning of the alphabet, the more nervous some pilots become. Each class of airspace moving towards A is accompanied by extra rules and regulations that can seem intimidating.

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How to Read an Altimeter (Complete Guide)

How to Read an Altimeter (Complete Guide)

A cockpit can be outfitted with all the gauges in the world, but if a pilot is not comfortable reading them and using that information to make an informed decision about flying the aircraft, what is the point? An altimeter is one of those key gauges that every pilot must be competent using.

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