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Articles is this category provide information about the operation of general aviation aircraft and the art and lifestyle of flying them.

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Refreshing Your Pilot Skills By Jay Biederman, CFI, ATP In part one of this post, I discussed how students can use back seating to …

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Free Flying Lessons! by Jay Biederman, CFI, ATP If you were to walk into your flight school and ask your instructor for free flying …

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When confronted with contaminated runways, all those aircraft performance calculations can dissolve quickly. Sitting next to me right now is a pilot’s operating handbook …

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Pilot skills are important but data shows accidents begin in your head, and the right mindset and attitude are a key part of aviation …

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Being a certified flight instructor is a noble profession and should be treated as such. When I fly I am never alone. Even if …

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While it’s true aircraft engine failures are rare, I have been at my home airport twice in the last two years when another aircraft’s …

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Glider Rating – What I experienced from lesson #1 I began glider school based on the belief that learning to fly without power would …

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What is Hypoxia, and What Causes It? True or False: As a general aviation pilot who never flies above 10,000 feet, you don’t need …

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Birds and Planes Don’t Mix My scariest bird strike (yes I’ve had a few) was probably back in 2008. I was on final approach …

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Recurrent Training Reduces Risk Noah Timmins Recurrent training, or recurrent flight training, as a term, is thrown around a lot in the aviation community. …

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