Tag: becoming a pilot

Something about this shot is pure

Something about this shot is pure. This last week I’ve been super busy with content and getting Leif and Sara ready for their checkrides. I apologize that the posts have been infrequent! Truth be told, it’s moments like …

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IM SAFE Checklist -- AviatorCast Episode 118

  Today’s Flight Plan The IM SAFE Checklist. As pilots we spend a whole lot of time making sure that our airplanes are running well and we’re setup for flight. We have routine maintenance, we do extensive preflight …

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Collision Avoidance -- AviatorCast 116

Today’s Flight Plan Collision Avoidance. It’s another one of those FAA terms that someone flying a desk came up with. But hey, it’s fairly accurate. And it’s certainly important to avoid colliding with things, especially when you’re in …

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AviatorCast Episode 114: Flight Following

Flight Following Have you heard of flight following? Have you known about it, but don’t use it? Flight Following is a way to be under the watchful eye of air traffic control for traffic and other advisors. With …

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