3 Things Every Pilot Needs to Know About… Clearing Turns

Many flight instructors hammer home a short list of items that every student pilot should do prior to completing a maneuver. This is for two purposes, first to stay safe and second to show a pilot examiner on a flight … Continue reading

Checklists: Reduce Error & Mitigate Risk

Flying without a checklist is like playing golf without a putter… Seriously, it makes success that much more difficult. Once you have been flying for a little while, most flights are a series of similar repeated activities above different places. … Continue reading

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Chair fly and save money on your flight training!

The BEST way to reduce the cost of your flight training is to buckle-down and do some chair flying. There are multiple reasons why chair flying is not only extremely valuable but also very effective. Whether a pilot is training … Continue reading

The BEST way to make sure you FLY more in 2014!

The first sunrise of 2014 from 2500′ over Plymouth Harbor. I’ll be adding a “First Flight” to my calendar each year. As we move into 2014, there are many ways to make sure you fly more this year. But, the … Continue reading

Improve Your Flying Pictures with 1 Easy Adjustment!

Next time you’re thinking, “Hey that looks cool…” when you reach for your iPhone or digital camera, see if you can tip your wings a little and get a cool reflection in the shot too. I didn’t even notice the … Continue reading