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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)...

Aviation's Hypersonic Challenge

Posted on January 11, 2023 by Peter Rogers
Almost 60 years ago, the sound barrier was thought impossible to pass.Yet soon after the X-1's victory, programs were already in the works to take us beyond Mach 1 and to supersonic flight (Mach 1- Mach 5).But to cross another barrier of hypersonic flight (any speed greater than Mach 5), drastic problems would have to be over come in design, propulsion, and building materials that were presently unavailable...

Aviation, Safety for All

Posted on October 16, 2022 by Peter Rogers
Aviation has become for our planet what cars and autos have been in the early 1900's.They are now essential ways to move around from place to place.Without them, several thousands of people will be inconvenienced in any particular city.But, with this dependence so vital, it's even more important that aviation be safe.Over the course of the last couple of years, we have discovered that it's even more important to be safe and even that these essential parts of transportation can become deadly...