Oral Prep Pr Copy

Checkride Oral Prep For one-on-one practice Oral Exams live with one of our CFIs (facetime or skype) Sign up for the First Officer subscription on our site. You’ll get a 2-hour custom oral prep session centered around the airport and airplane you will be using for your practical test to best prepare you to ace… Continue reading Oral Prep Pr Copy

Airport Lighting Pr Copy

 I can see the Light!!! There are lots of different lights out there to help you find your way at night and in low visibility.  In this TOPIC we’ll cover; Runway Types RCLM-Runway Center Line Markings (paint on the runway) Taxiway Lighting Runway Lighting Approach Lighting Runway Types Runways fall into one of three categories:… Continue reading Airport Lighting Pr Copy

Night Time Flying Pr Copy

Wondering why people fly at night? Check out how beautiful it can be in the video above! Things to consider for nighttime flight planning…. Ask a Question / Leave a Comment to the Community Ask a Question and get a fast response from our CFIs

Regulations Pr Copy

Federal Aviation Regulations Hope you’re still awake there guys!  Understandably the “book work” side of things with ADM, Medical Factors, etc. isn’t quite as exciting as watching videos on flying around busy airspace, but it is what will ultimately keep you safe and legal in the sky.  Below we have some more rules for you… Continue reading Regulations Pr Copy

Medical Factors Pr Copy

Medications and the FAA Obviously, lots of us take medications for one thing or another.  If you are training for your Sport Pilot Certificate it is especially important you are familiar with what is and is not allowed by the FAA as you may not be regularly seeing an AME (aviation medical examiner, basically a… Continue reading Medical Factors Pr Copy

Weather Briefings Pr Copy

VFR Weather Briefings It’s always nice when someone else helps you to decipher the weather.  In the old days, it was standard to always make a phone call and have a professional weather briefer decipher the weather maps for you and help you understand the full weather picture that you were looking at out the… Continue reading Weather Briefings Pr Copy

VFR Chart Basics Pr Copy

I love this Section(al)! Me TOO!  I mean, I love sectional charts.  The Sectional Chart or “VFR Chart” is the primary map used by VFR pilots to navigate between airports or operate out of a new or unfamiliar airport.  In this TOPIC we are going to cover the basics of using this chart so you… Continue reading VFR Chart Basics Pr Copy

Electrical System Pr Copy

Gee, that’s shocking! Let’s look a electricity in a new way.  In this TOPIC, we’ll talk about electricity as if it was water flowing through pipes instead of electrons flowing through wires.  Watch the video above, and then check out these quick cheat-sheet facts for you here: Airplanes are either 14 volt or 28 volt… Continue reading Electrical System Pr Copy