How To Refuel Your Aircraft At A Self-Service Station

On cross-country flights, pilots may be required to independently refuel at an airport before flying the next leg of the journey. Learn how to refuel your aircraft at a self service station, and the safety equipment available to you in this quick tutorial. (more…)
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Getting to Know Your Airplane

How well do you know your aircraft? Whether you’ve been flying the same aircraft for several years, or are transitioning into a new make and model, knowing your plane is crucial to understanding its systems and limitations. Prior to a first solo flight, a student pilot will complete a presolo knowledge exam. This exam will, in part, ask about the aircraft intended for use on the flight to help ens...
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NOTAMS: Know Before You Go

The summer flying season is upon us, which means air traffic within the general aviation community will be picking up. To ensure a safe and orderly flight, it is imperative that pilots check the NOTAMs before every flight for information on TFRs, runway or airport closures, drone operations, etc. NTAP Discontinued in June If you are are planning a flight, be aware that the Notices to Airmen ...
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Celebrating the E-6B’s 80th Birthday

As the E-6B flight computer turns 80 years old in 2020, we pay our respects to the device that has helped millions of pilots plan their flights for eight decades. With the advent of electronic flight bags, modern navigation equipment, and portable electronic devices, the E-6B flight computer is often regarded as an old-fashioned tool used only for FAA knowledge tests and cross-country flight plann...
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