Pro Tip: Use the Edge of the Checklist

An airplane’s propeller is a vital component, without it you’re not going anywhere… When it comes to the preflight inspection there are multiple inspection items related to the propeller. As much as flying requires dedication and commitment, it shouldn’t take … Continue reading

The Silent Pre-Flight

In 1981, the FAA enacted 14 CFI 121.542 and 14 CFR 135.10.  These new regulations that effect Part 121 and Part 135 operations, limited, among other things, nonessential communications in the cockpit, as you can see from the excerpt below: … Continue reading

Fly the PAPI at night

Next time you go flying and you’re landing on a runway equipped with a Precision Approach Path Indicator (PAPI), make your approach to follow the PAPI. Once you’re established on the final approach leg of the traffic pattern take a … Continue reading