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Flying with Flight Simulator – Flight Maneuver Spotlight

Welcome to the latest edition of the Flight Maneuver Spotlight series. Here we’ll highlight the various maneuvers you’ll practice during your flight training and be expected to demonstrate during your private pilot checkride. This one is a little different—we’re sharing a flight simulator maneuver that you can fly on your own.

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Webinar video: Flight Review – tips for getting current

Hear insightful tips on knocking off the aviation rust and regaining your pilot currency. Topics include medical requirements, regulations, weather, flight planning, technology and procedures that may have changed from your last flight review. Plus hear ideas for maintaining currency and getting involved in the aviation community.

What’s the best time of year for pilot training?

Each spring in the Midwest, we anxiously await Daylight Saving Time which translates to more hours for flying. But even with the additional daylight hours and mild temperatures, each season has its advantages for flight training. If you are investigating the best season to begin your flight training, there are pros and cons for all […]

Flying for youth

As a flight instructor, I am often asked the question, “How old do you have to be to start learning to fly?”
The short answer to the question is that there is no minimum age for a child to begin learning to fly. The longer answer is a bit more complicated and I will attempt to discuss that here.