Anyone see my Situational Awareness lying around?

My goal as a writer here at RBF is not to write about military flying, how awesome Air Force flying is (it’s pretty cool), and that everyone should become an Air Force pilot (but definitely not that cool). My goal … Continue reading

Back to the Basics… Current Conditions

Reading METARs is a lost art, going the way of playing an instrument, reading a newspaper or calling 411 for information. Sure many folks still play musical instruments. A lot of people still read newspapers, but I bet you’ll be … Continue reading

3 Things Every Pilot Needs to Know About… Airspeed Indicators

The airspeed indicator is probably my favorite instrument. I don’t know why and in reality when it comes to flying small planes, if you know what you’re doing, you can fly without one, when required by emergency anyways, since it … Continue reading