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Read the latest blog posts from our team of flight instructors and pilots. Every week, we share tips and tricks, helpful resources and personal training stories.

 
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  • 6 aviation cliches that are true – and 3 that are not

    6 aviation cliches that are true – and 3 that are not

    Aviation is filled with “experts.” These self-appointed sages never miss a chance to share their tips for safer flying, usually from the lofty perch of a rocking chair at the FBO. But not every cliche can be discarded. Most of them exist because there’s a kernel of truth.

     
     
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  • Keeping Flying Fun

    Keeping Flying Fun

    When was the last time you saw an ad that said “Come Learn to Fly Just for the Fun of It?” It is like we have forgotten that flying is an amazing and fun thing to do! Learn more about the forgotten fun of flying in the linked article.

     
     
  • New Year’s Resolutions

    New Year’s Resolutions

    With the New Year holiday in the rear view mirror, it is time to follow through on those resolutions like losing weight, exercising more, spending more time with family, starting […]

     
     
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  • Five Ways to Make Bad Landings

    Five Ways to Make Bad Landings

    What? Huh? Yes, you read the title correctly. There are many things one might claim I’m an expert in.  “Good landings” is definitely not one of them.  So then, by […]

     
     
  • Six Winter Weather Flying Tips

    Six Winter Weather Flying Tips

    As the season transitions from fall to winter and the temperature is consistently below freezing, unique challenges are presented to pilots. Flight training doesn’t need to stop in the winter […]

     
     
  • One checklist that works in every airplane

    One checklist that works in every airplane

    Do you fly the airplane, or is your checklist really the PIC? It may sound funny, but an awful lot of pilots are slaves to their checklists, blindly following them as if it’s a set of assembly instructions for a piece of furniture. You can and should do better.

     
     
 
 

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