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Changing Times - Why polarized frames now work in the cockpit

Changing Times - Why polarized frames now work in the cockpit 0

Times are changing, technology has advanced, and you now have the option of choosing a pair of cockpit-friendly, digital-device compatible polarized sunglasses.
First Time Airplane Buyers

First Time Airplane Buyers 0

Bill recently pulled the trigger on his first airplane purchase. Congratulations to him, he stayed focused and diligently researched his targeted ship. After reading the Pilot Mall editor’s piece "Airplane Pre-Buy Considerations - What you need to know before you purchase", he thoughtfully considered his available resources and experience level. Then he made a realistic purchase decision.
Airplane Pre-Buy Considerations - What you need to know before you purchase.

Airplane Pre-Buy Considerations - What you need to know before you purchase. 0

If you’re getting ready to buy for the first time, get ready to make some mistakes.  Everyone does. The learning process is usually painful for all of us on the first go around, but we're here to help.

What’s the best travel gear for professional pilots and airline crew?

What’s the best travel gear for professional pilots and airline crew? 0

Today, Pilot Mall would like to give a very special shout-out to one of the most innovative masterminds to ever emerge from the pilot ranks.  The man who forever saved the backs and hips of airline pilots all over the world.

What Shoes Should Pilots Wear?

What Shoes Should Pilots Wear? 0

Here's a loaded question; What shoes should pilots wear? Throw that one out at your local aero club and see what comes back. There definitely won't be an agreement, and there isn't an easy answer, because no pilot is ever just a pilot. The community is made up of very specific pilots. Just ask us, we will tell you.

How to Get Started in Aviation

How to Get Started in Aviation 0

You’ve decided to become a pilot.  That's incredible!  Whatever your motivation, pursuing the Private Pilot License is a great goal, and the experience of a lifetime.  But there’s a lot of information you need to consider before you get started.

Revised 2019 Airman Certification Standards - What does it mean to you?

Revised 2019 Airman Certification Standards - What does it mean to you? 0

Innovation, incidents and ideas come at us quickly in today’s aviation community.  We need to be flexible and look at old ways of operating from a different perspective. This requires acceptance of change, which the FAA knows we all love. So they shake things up just when we thought it was safe to go back in the air.

What do you need to do to get your aircraft compliant with the 2020 ADS-B requirement?

What do you need to do to get your aircraft compliant with the 2020 ADS-B requirement? 0

Effective January 1, 2020, if you are a pilot flying in ADS-B rule airspace, your aircraft must comply with the new regulations. This means that if you haven’t done so already, it’s time to act.
The Best Sunglasses for Pilots

The Best Sunglasses for Pilots 0

Pilots wearing sunglasses is an iconic American image, one that appears often in movies, magazines, history books and more. Those classic images appeal to our shared appreciation for freedom, courage, innovation and exploration. 
The Best Flight Bag for Any Budget

The Best Flight Bag for Any Budget 0

A number of important considerations are involved in choosing the right flight bag. The intended use, budget, length of trips you plan to take, amount of gear you plan to carry and preferred carrying method should all be considered. If you are in the market for a new flight bag, we’ve unpacked some of the best flight bags on the market with something for every budget.

Why do you Need a Portable Aviation Radio? 0

Imagine the perfect IFR day. The ceiling is overcast at nine hundred feet and the winds are calm. The visibility is two miles, and these are the prevailing conditions for the entire day at your home field and destination. The opportunity for a single pilot instrument flight couldn’t be better. It’s time to go out and add some actual weather experience to that instrument rating you worked so hard to earn.

How to Simplify Flying with an iPad Mini 0

As technology continues to advance, all aspects of flying become easier. Gone are the days when you couldn’t see the latest up to date weather report in real-time or had to use paper charts. Now, you have all of the information you need to fly safely on an iPad.