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How to Become a Private Pilot in 2023 – Get Started Today!
Becoming a private pilot in the United States is a challenging yet rewarding experience that requires dedication, hard work, and proper training. However, it is not as complicated as one might think. The process of becoming a private pilot involves several steps, but with the right resources and support, anyone can achieve their goal of earning a private pilot license.
Turn Coordinator Guide: What It Is and How to Use it to Avoid Slips and Skids
Watch Your Attitude: A Complete Guide to Aircraft Attitude Indicators
Heading Indicator: What it Is, How it Works, and What to Do if it Fails
Special Use Airspace: How to Stay Out of Trouble When Flying in and Around It
A Nuts-and-Bolts Guide to Transponder Codes (Bonus: Squawk Code PDF)
Top 10 Flight Training Tools You Can’t Afford to Be Without
Are you a brand-new student pilot? Congratulations! As you count down to the first day of class, you’re probably wondering, “how do I prepare for pilot training?” and “what supplies are needed for flight school?”
10 Types of Altitude Explained: A Guide for Pilots
Slip vs Skid: Which Turn Is More Dangerous [And How to Avoid It]
“Step on the ball!” You probably remember your flight instructor drilling this into you during initial flight training as a student pilot. When making a turn, we know that the ball (or white triangle if we’re flying a modern glass cockpit) of the turn coordinator is supposed to stay centered. If it’s off to the right or left, we are flying an uncoordinated turn and need to adjust our control inputs.
The Chandelle Maneuver: What it is and Why You Should Learn to Fly it
What is a Pilot in Command (PIC)?
When we think of the pilot in command, to us that usually means the person who is actually in the left seat flying the aircraft. This generalization is often true, but the details of who counts as the pilot in command (PIC) and when pilots can log pilot in command time, especially on a multi-pilot crew are not always that straightforward.