Pilot Training

  • Student Pilot Tips For Dealing With Control Towers

    Learning to speak with ATC is stressful and intimidating. It takes time to learn all the lingo and also to develop an ear for interpreting garbled radio chatter. Moreover, air traffic controllers are not always the most patient people in the world. It's...
    By Andrew Jones May 24, 2010 

  • Flight School Companion: The First Solo Flight

    A pilot's first solo flight is often seen as a rite of passage. There is a great deal of tradition behind this step in a pilot's training, and it is often a special occasion. However, placing too much importance on it can have undesirable repercussions...
    By Andrew Jones May 24, 2010 

  • All About an Air Traffic Controller Job: Education, Outlook and More

    If you love planes you might consider a job as an air traffic controller. This is an exciting and interesting job with a lot of responsibility. Learn how to get started in this career.
    By Raunekk May 7, 2010 


  • The Effects of Flying a Plane at Night

    A plane flying at night can hold many challenges to a pilot. The overall effects of night flying results in visual impairment for the operator. In order to overcome these problems, many procedures and advanced training is utilized during flights in darkness...
    By Jason C. Chavis April 29, 2010 

  • Reading an Aeronautical Chart

    Aeronautical charts are categorized into Visual Flight Rules charts and Instrumental Flight Rules Charts. It is very important for a pilot to understand the symbols, topography and different sectionals of a chart. In short, every airplane pilot should...
    By Anurag Ghosh January 19, 2010 

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