Basic Maneuvers Every Flight Student Must Know

Basic Maneuvers Every Flight Student Must Know

Piloting a plane is exhilarating, but it certainly isn’t easy. Those interested in learning to fly need put in considerable time, practice, and effort in order to become certified. Truthfully, I wouldn’t have it any other way; piloting a plane requires...
Real Planes Don’t Flip: FAQ About Flight Turbulence

Real Planes Don’t Flip: FAQ About Flight Turbulence

What is turbulence, and why does it happen? Turbulence is the term used to refer to unexpected shaking and movement that occurs during a flight. There are a number of reasons why turbulence might occur, with the most common being “clear-air” turbulence, which occurs...
Learning to Fly: An Aspiring Pilot’s First Steps

Learning to Fly: An Aspiring Pilot’s First Steps

Who doesn’t love flying? Unfortunately, most airline passengers would answer in the affirmative. Traveling through the sky can be a thrilling, almost surreal experience – but for many, a trip through the clouds is an uncomfortable necessity; an hours-long...