Understanding how an engine starts is pretty straightforward. (We made an infographic about it, if you haven’t seen it). If you can visualize when and why each step happens, learning aircraft systems becomes a lot less intimidating. Read more: http://www.boldmethod.com/learn-to-fly/aircraft-systems/engine-fire-during-start/
Here’s How Ludicrously Fast A Space Probe Is Your regular commercial airliner, like a Boeing 747 is fast. A super-spy jet like the SR-71 Blackbird is much faster than that, traveling at over three times the speed of … Continue reading →
Rangers Flying Club displayed N122WR at the 2015 AirExpo. During the first day, many people visited, some enjoyed taking photos of their children in the pilots seat and a few rusty and current pilots stopped by to learn more about membership. … Continue reading →
It’s not always easy for pilots to admit when they’re feeling a bit rusty, but it happens to all of us. Join the instructional staff at Sporty’s Academy for a flying refresher to include flying tips and techniques, regulations, airspace, … Continue reading →
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Try KING online pilot courses—for FREE. A prominent aviation insurance company once told us that many pilots struggle to land aligned with the runway centerline with zero sideways drift when facing a stiff crosswind. Crosswind Landings Made Easy is focused … Continue reading →
Most pilots don’t really understand the relationship between airspeed and angle of attack. If they did, we would not have the loss of control accidents that we do. We fly strictly by numbers because we were taught that way. Very … Continue reading →
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