How Often Should I Fly To Be Safe? It is a great compliment for people to trust you enough to fly with us. It is every pilot’s responsibility to fly enough to remain proficient and not the FAA rule for currency. Being current is not proficient.How Often Should I Fly To Be Safe? It is a great compliment for people to trust you enough to fly with us. It is every pilot’s responsibility to fly enough to remain proficient and not the FAA rule for currency. Being current is not proficient.
During my first few years, I flew feeder for Airborne Express in a Piper Navajo out of Denver Stapleton Airport in the early morning hours with a return in the evenings. They then offered me a chance to fly night freight from Billings Logan Airport flying U. S. Mail at night to the Flathead County … Read more
We have all heard the phrase “Fly it by the seat of your pants!” That is exactly the phrase that is necessary for learning to fly. The question, “Why Are Pilot Maneuvers Important.” Why Are Pilot Maneuvers Important? It is absolutely mandatory to be able to master the operation of an aircraft. This requires you … Read more
After many years of flying night freight runs flying alone hauling feeder runs for UPS, FedEx. Airborne, and the U. S. Mail I thought about how I had taken the safety of each flight for granted. It came easy for me so I thought I would try to answer the question, “How do you safely … Read more
Over the years I have heard many opinions concerning aircraft accident reports. Did you ever ask yourself, should a pilot read accident reports? Many pilots do not read them and perhaps do not know how to access them. I think they are very relevant to learning to be a better pilot. Should A Pilot Read … Read more
They have asked me many times throughout the years how a big airplane can fly Have you ever wondered, Is Aerodynamics Important In Flight? Is Aerodynamics Important In Flight? Aerodynamics is the most important lesson in the Private Pilot syllabus and in learning to fly. It teaches the reasons an airplane can fly. Understanding aerodynamics … Read more
A story that was conveyed to me once was about a pilot asking for an IFR, (Instrument Flight Rules), clearance and asking ATC if they could keep him out of the clouds! Is An Instrument Approach Hard To Fly? Instrument Approaches and Instrument flight, once mastered is the easiest, most rewarding flying that a pilot … Read more