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Pilots complete knowledge and flight activities to earn WINGS credits. When the appropriate credits have been earned and approved on the FAASafety.gov website or in the pilot's logbook, a Basic phase of WINGS is earned.
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When deciding between training in a traditional round-dial airplane or training in a glass flight deck airplane, the first thing you must ask yourself is the question, "What type of airplane will I be flying after I get my rating?"
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As we get older, most of us get worse at being a student—no matter what the subject. After all, you’re used to being the expert. So if you’re considering learning to fly after your 40th birthday (or your 60th—you really aren’t too old to start), remember these tips.
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Having a good CFI who is invested in the learner and really understands the learning process, cares about the relationship and his or her student's success, is a vital component of successful flight training. Finding a CFI who excels at instructing provides lifetime benefits.
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Learning to fly is almost like a full-time job. It requires a lot of study outside the airplane. One of the mistakes we see students making is coming to the lesson under-prepared.
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All airports rely on a traffic pattern to allow for the efficient sequencing of both departing and arriving airplanes. Test your knowledge of these arrival and departure flows in our latest interactive scenario, by reading the traffic pattern direction and runway assignment and dragging the airplane to the correct colored path.
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We’ve all been there - you feel like the harder you practice to get it right and the more repetition involved, you still plateau, or worse, you regress. Sometimes it seems like there’s nothing you can do about it but keep spinning your wheels.
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Each spring in the Midwest, we anxiously await Daylight Saving…
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In this episode, Spencer simulates several inflight emergency scenarios and how to handle them, including loss of engine power, flight instrument failure and loss of radio communications.
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Home computer flight simulation technology has made impressive leaps forward over the past 10 years. Finally, stock software made by companies like Microsoft allow for at-home flight simulation real enough to provide tangible benefits.