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After the checkride, you must maintain a certain level of flying activity to stay current in the eyes of the FAA. All pilots must meet with a CFI every 24 calendar months to complete a Flight Review, but there are also additional currency requirements you must meet when you want to bring passengers along with you. This week's tip explains the FARs related to pilot currency in plain English, including when you need to log your flight time.
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While you can still call Flight Service for a traditional telephone weather briefing, most pilots prefer to use graphical weather products found online and in mobile apps to get a more contextual view of the weather before a flight. This week's tips looks at several free resources you can access online, including the Aviation Weather Center and the Flight Service website.
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As more and more pilots fly with aviation apps, it's important to stay current on your technology. In our latest video tip, we dive into the details of ForeFlight, aviation's most popular app. Learn how the powerful Procedure Advisor feature works, for both VFR and IFR pilots.