How to pick a local flight altitude…

Let’s take a look at a quick double-lesson I like to share with students and experienced pilots alike. When it comes to cross country flights, the FAA provides excellent guidance on cruising altitudes, but what about for quick, short, local … Continue reading

Learning while Time Building

Every flight should teach you something… Any time we go flying there is plenty we can learn; but occasionally there are flights that offer a variety of lessons for an inquisitive pilot. The private pilot license is a license to … Continue reading

The “Big 3” of an Effective Post-Flight Discussion

The post-flight discussion is the most critical part of an effective and efficient flight lesson. The debriefing summarizes and “caps off” the training activity. Imagine building a house and not putting a roof on the house; essentially that is a … Continue reading

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