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Obtain Your Recreational Pilot License (Step-By-Step Guide)

Obtain Your Recreational Pilot License (Step-By-Step Guide)

So, you want to learn how to fly an airplane? Wonderful! As you dip your toes into the world of aviation and decide to earn a pilot’s license, you may wonder which type of license – or certificate as it is generally referred to – is right for you. One of the entry-level choices that may be a good fit is a recreational pilot license.

11 Best Flight Schools in the USA (For 2020 and Beyond)

11 Best Flight Schools in the USA (For 2020 and Beyond)

The moment has arrived – you’re ready to become a pilot and it’s time to choose where to get your training.  Picture your dream flight school. Where is it located? What type of aircraft do you get to fly? Are you earning a college degree alongside your flight certifications?

10 Ways to Fight Pilot Fatigue

10 Ways to Fight Pilot Fatigue

Raise your hand if you’ve ever experienced fatigue. Is everyone’s hand up? Good. Now keep it up if you’ve ever piloted an aircraft while fatigued. That’s what we thought.
5 Hazardous Attitudes of Pilots – Which One Do You Have?

5 Hazardous Attitudes of Pilots – Which One Do You Have?

Does this sound familiar? You’re at the airfield and were expecting to be able to fly today, but winds are starting to kick up and a storm is rolling in. As you and the other pilots congregate in the hanger to chew the fat and wait for conditions to improve, one lone pilot completes his pre-flight and starts taxiing out to the runway.

10 Must Know Tips for Your Cross Country Flight

10 Must Know Tips for Your Cross Country Flight

Are you a student pilot getting ready to log your first cross country flight? Perhaps you have been flying for a while and want to check in to see what tips other pilots have when it comes to cross country flying. Either way, you are in the right place.

Student Pilot Insurance: The Top 5 Reasons Why You Need It

Student Pilot Insurance: The Top 5 Reasons Why You Need It

When you are just starting out as a student pilot, insurance is the last thing on your mind. You are focused on other variables like deciding what flight school to attend, comparing pricing, and coming up with a plan to finance the training. You are also getting your medical certificate process started and are starting to study for the written test.

High Wing vs Low Wing: What’s the Difference Between Them?

High Wing vs Low Wing: What’s the Difference Between Them?

You’ve seen the different aircraft configurations and you point out high wing vs low wing aircraft to your non-aviator friends. You may even have taken sides in the perennial high wing vs low wing debate, but how well-versed are you on their key differences? Have you had the privilege of flying both types? Do you ever wonder about the pros and cons of each plus what type of flights they are best suited for?

How Hard Is It To Fly a Plane? [Learn and Understand the Essentials]

How Hard Is It To Fly a Plane? [Learn and Understand the Essentials]

If you’re just starting to toy with the idea of getting a pilot’s license, you may be wondering, “How hard is it to fly a plane?” You’re probably looking for a realistic idea of whether you have what it takes to make it through the training and to master the skills you need to take to the air.

8 Reasons Why Getting the Multi-Engine Rating is Important

8 Reasons Why Getting the Multi-Engine Rating is Important

Perhaps you, like many other pilots, have been on the fence about whether you should get a multi-engine rating. You may be wondering what the advantages are and if it is worth it. Maybe you don’t know how long it takes to earn a multi-engine rating and are unfamiliar with the process.

What’s a Touch and Go Landing and Why It’s Used?

What’s a Touch and Go Landing and Why It’s Used?

Non-pilots sometimes see aircraft come in for a landing, briefly touch down to the runway, and then just as quickly accelerate and take back off. These non-aviators are often confused by the maneuver and wonder what the pilot was doing. Fellow pilots will recognize that the aircraft was executing a touch and go landing.

Acquiring an FAA Dispatcher License - Learn What it Takes

Acquiring an FAA Dispatcher License - Learn What it Takes

In the aviation industry, there are plenty of meaningful careers outside of being a pilot, and one of them is being a dispatcher.