How Does A Pilot Make Good Landings? (5 Smooth Feelings)

USFS Shafer Meadows airstrip. Great Bear Wilderness, Montana

When I was working as a Company Training Officer and Check Airman I found that many pilots had forgotten the importance of the rudder pedals. They are quite useful in making coordinated turns and crosswind landings. This brings to light the question: How Does A Pilot Make Good Landings? How Does A Pilot Make Good … Read more

Are Small Airplanes Safe? (6 Things to Consider)

Lear 60

Throughout the years I have been asked the question “Are Small Airplanes Safe? If you simply look at the statistics for small airplane accidents you will definitely see accident rates in these types of airplanes are much higher. Considering that the airlines last year had zero fatalities it is pretty obvious that the small airplane … Read more