Weight and balance in an aircraft have a significant impact on flight operations and are critical to operating safely. Here’s what you need to know.
When you decide that you want to learn to fly, understanding your goals is critical to helping you choose a flight school that’s perfect for your needs.
Being able to communicate with air traffic control on the radio in an effective manner is important, because it keeps you and others in the air safe.
Mr. Patey’s willingness to be honest and upfront about the cause of the Draco crash may very likely save lives. As such, he’s to be commended.
Learning to fly is statistically far less dangerous than flying for other reasons. Student pilots have lower accident rates than private pilots at large.
While it varies, the cost to learn to fly a plane is about $10,000, assuming you earn a Private Pilot Certificate in 60 hours in an inexpensive aircraft.
One challenging part of learning to fly is understanding traffic patterns, including how to enter and exit the traffic pattern at an uncontrolled airport.
V speeds are important tools that are used to identify critical airspeeds for various phases of flight and help pilots operate their aircraft safely.
Pilots do a go-around when they feel the landing conditions are less than ideal. There are many reasons for making this decision. Here are the most common.
Aviation safety is a complex but important subject. Here are 19 aviation safety tips for pilots that will make you a dramatically safer aviator.