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The Great Debate: Digital vs Paper
May 28, 2021 by Russ Still
It's a long-standing debate, and one that is frequently misunderstood. Some important clues are found in the Private Pilot ACS.
The 8-Hour Solo Myth
February 11, 2021 by Russ Still
It's not impossible, but it is almost!
IFR Tips - Loading GPS Approaches
January 30, 2021 by Russ Still
A dilemma faced by most new instrument pilots - To Load or Not To Load
Save Your Life in 90 Seconds
November 20, 2020 by Russ Still
Brief It Every Time - Be Spring-Loaded for Safety
Top 5 Myths about The Impossible Turn
March 09, 2020 by Russ Still
It is a hugely controversial topic. The facts about it my surprise you.
Your Successful Private Pilot Checkride
June 20, 2020 by Greg Brown
This is how you do it!
From High to Low, Look out Below!
May 22, 2020 by Russ Still
Just what the heck does that actually mean? And why?
The Surprising Rectangular Course
May 01, 2020 by Russ Still
It's often overlooked during training. Don't be startled if the examiner asks to see one during your checkride
Knowledge Test Prep - Why Memorization is a Bad Idea
April 09, 2020 by Russ Still
In January 2020, the FAA announced major changes to the way that knowledge tests will operate.
The Improbable Turn
March 06, 2020 by Russ Still
It may be your best choice, or it may be the worst. If you don't know the difference it's always a bad idea.
Top Three Tips to Save Money On Your Flight Training
November 28, 2019 by Russ Still
Flight training is expensive. But there is something you can do to keep your costs to a minimum.
Choosing Your Flight Instructor
January 11, 2020 by Russ Still
Learning to fly should be easy and fun. Careful selection of the perfect flight instructor is a key ingredient to your success.
The Top Five Landing Mistakes
November 10, 2019 by Russ Still
Here are the most common problems that stand between pilots and good landings. Fix just one of these and your landings are guaranteed to improve.
12 Myths About Spins
December 13, 2019 by Rich Stowell
Spins are frequently feared, but even more often misunderstood. Rich Stowell demystifies the most commonly-held superstitions about this infamous flight maneuver.
METARs on the Knowledge Test
December 17, 2019 by Russ Still
You know the METARs questioned on the Knowledge Test in advance. This interactive tool makes them easy to learn. CLICK and EXPLORE!
VFR Radio Communications
November 14, 2019 by Russ Still
Basic radio communications are frequently a challenge for student pilots. Learn the fundamentals in this article.