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Fun Things To Do With A Private Pilot License

Posted on August 7, 2023 by Peter Rogers
There are a great number of fun things you can do with a private initial license.Flying is so much fun here are a few ideas of actions you can take once you become a pilot.You can take your own date up just before dark watching the beautiful sunset from the greatest place possible.You dont skip anything and nothing is blocking your own view.It is so romantic to find the suns colors in the sky with your time...

Check For FOD Before You Fly

Posted on July 15, 2023 by Peter Rogers
What exactly is FOD? It is Foreign Object Particles.It is anything that does not belong exactly where it is.For instance, sticks or stones on the ramp around the airplane are thought FOD.Pens or papers within the floor of the airplane also are regarded FOD.Again, anything that is out of location is foreign object debris.Exactly why is this a problem? Debris on the ground across the airplane could get sucked into the propellar and damage the airplane...

Learning to Fly

Posted on June 19, 2023 by Peter Rogers
When we first start learning how to fly, the Knowledge bucket is just as full as we have made it.(Actually, at the start of flight training, the Knowledge bucket may be almost empty!) If we have studied hard, listened and taken notes during all our earth classes, and dedicated most of it into memory, our Knowledge bucket fills up steadily.We can readily understand the bucket filling, and this encourages us to study harder, learn more, and continually fill that bucket...

The Quickest Way to Get a Flying License

Posted on May 19, 2023 by Peter Rogers
Sport Pilots can be trained and qualified to fly in Light Sport Aircraft (LSA) such as airplanes, weight-shift aircraft, powered parachutes, gliders, and lighter-than-air (airships or balloons).The Experimental Aircraft Association also believes that gyroplanes will shortly be contained in the LSA category, making a total of six distinct forms of aircraft that the sport pilot could command.The minimum qualifications for getting a sport pilot are that the applicant be 16 years of age to start training (or 14 years for gliders), and at least 17 years old to be eligible to take the licensing test (16 for gliders)...

Afraid to Fly? Turn Your Fear into Your Passion

Posted on April 14, 2023 by Peter Rogers
In case you have a fear of flying you probably do not understand why anyone would enjoy getting into a plane, strapping themselves in and feeling the rush of power as the plane shoots into the sky with you inside.In fact the mere thought is enough to make you breathe faster and start sweating.You feel this way because your irrational fear is the basis of information.There are many others out there who actually LOVE to fly and would gladly do it everyday if given the chance...