Confined Area Landing

Confined area landings are pretty straight forward when you’re just talking about a small lake.  Landing in “confined” canyons or rivers is something we’ll cover in an advanced course.  Obviously, a half-mile long lake with no trees may be less confined than a 3/4 mile long lake with 100′ trees on either side.  Here are… Continue reading Confined Area Landing

Confined Area Takeoff

Maximizing your space This is a great time to make a curved takeoff.  Whether you are simply making a big arc, or step taxiing with a 90 degree turn into the wind, or any other number of creative ways to reduce the takeoff run there are a few basic rules that will always apply.  They… Continue reading Confined Area Takeoff