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A Safe Pilot Is Always Learning

A Safe Pilot Is Always Learning Training tips for students and pilots Community… Flying is one of the most incredible things one can do in life (in this pilot’s biased opinion!). One of the most rewarding aspects of flying is the ability to share it with others. Take the opportunity this month to introduce at … Continue reading

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Welcome Flight Instructor!

Welcome Flight Instructor Harold Johny! Join us in welcoming flight instructor Harold Johny to the team! Harold aspired to be an airplane pilot at the early age of 3, and now he’s living the dream! He was fascinated by flight every time he’d go on vacation while living in Oman during his childhood years. Later, Harold … Continue reading

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A Safe Pilot Is Always Learning

A Safe Pilot Is Always Learning Training tips for students and pilots Final Four… How do you make consistent, safe landings? It all starts with the traffic pattern and approach. First off, every traffic pattern should be set as a planned go-around. If everything is in place and stabilized, with all other risks (deer, birds, … Continue reading

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A Safe Pilot is Always Learning

Personal Minimums Checklist You wake up and the weather is looking beautiful — light winds and scattered clouds above 5,000’. You can’t wait to get out to the airport to convert a few gallons of 100LL into fun, but are you ready for this flight? The popular ‘PAVE’ checklist helps pilots safely check all aspects … Continue reading

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A Safe Pilot is Always Learning

You’re planning a fun flight to the Jersey shore and are getting ready to preflight. For it to be airworthy, what documents need to be onboard the aircraft? What inspections does the aircraft need to be airworthy? As for the required documents, the familiar ‘ARROW” acronym can be very helpful: ARROW Airworthiness Certificate Registration Certificate … Continue reading

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A Safe Pilot is Always Learning

Training tips for students and pilots Your flying mind… Stick and rudder flying skills are absolutely critical to safe flying. Keeping smooth airflow over the airplane at all times, knowing when and why that airflow is changing and how to fix it are the fundamentals. These need to be mastered and practiced to stay proficient. … Continue reading

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19th ANNUAL NEW JERSEY AVIATION CONFERENCE SET FOR MAY 2–3, 2014

Two-Day Event Couples a Traditional Symposium with a Unique Ground School   Somerset, NJ – The Mid-Atlantic Aviation Coalition (MAAC) recently announced the dates for its 19th Annual New Jersey Aviation Conference. Featuring a new and expanded format, the conference combines a traditional symposium with a unique ground school session. According to MAAC Vice President Robert … Continue reading

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A Safe Pilot is Always Learning

 Training tips for students and pilots Proficiency plan… Proficiency and lifelong learning make pilots safer. Both have to be planned and scheduled. What will you do this year to keep yourself proficient and to learn more about the art and science of flying? What you focus on should be your particular areas of opportunity and … Continue reading

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A Safe Pilot is Always Learning

External pressures… You (a Private Pilot) and your family are all set for a flight from Lincoln Park to Montauk, on the eastern edge of Long Island, to visit family for the holidays. Weather checked. Looks like a beautiful day, no significant weather forecast and no flight restrictions affecting your route. The plane is fueled … Continue reading

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A Safe Pilot Is Always Learning

A Safe Pilot Is Always Learning Training tips for students and pilots Real world transition… While the goal of instructors is to train safe, real-world-ready pilots, we simply cannot teach everything about every scenario you may encounter. We teach students to think and to correlate and we teach them to learn. From day one, we … Continue reading

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