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Advice to instructors
P Go down to lost and found and get your memory every time you have a senior moment P P As a...

Good Instruction
Communication BR Knowledge and ability to explain BR Ability to demonstrate BR Patience BR Motivation...

Course Reversal
P The course reversal is a new addition to the Private Pilot Practical Test standards After the completion of a ground reference pattern in one direction it...

Minimum Controllable
No maneuvers below 1500Ý BR Stall horn whimpering at all times BR Power added as required to hold altitude in 10 degree maximum banks BR ...

Prohibited Areas
Don #146;t fly here ever White House Personal residence of President Area within 5 miles of president is prohibited airspace at any time Some prohibited...

Teaching Memory
The way an instructor presents material has a great influence on student retention of what is being taught Trauma is proven to be the...

Dealing with Delays
One of the advantages of learning to fly in the fall is the greater probability of weather delays A pilot learns to live with and accept delays of any kind...

Private Pilot Endorsements
An instructorÝs endorsement indicates that he feels you have been instructed in and are competent to perform a given maneuver At that time Your logbook is a legal document...

Determining Performance and Limitations
P I REFERENCES: AC 61 21 AC 61 23 AC 61 84 Airplane Handbook and Flight Manual I P ...

Not Making Progress?
P I doubt that there is a pilot flying who has not at one time or another felt the twinge of doubt that his learning curve is not...

Radio Q-History
The Q codes were developed when communications wasn #39;t as good as now and Morse code was till the norm BR It...

Minimum Equipment List
P I Reference FAR Part 91 I P P P Knowledge of required instruments and equipment for day night VFR...

Nutrition
P Food when converted into glucose is the source of brain energy Glucose cannot be stored As blood sugar it requires constant renewal If glucose...

Slow Flight
No maneuvers below 1500Ý BR 1 2 Vs1 at 10 and 5 knots BR Altitude within 100Ý and airspeed within 10 and ...

Soft-field Takeoff
P Introduction BR The situation is a takeoff area of unlimited length but having a soft surface the nature of which would prevent acceleration ...

VFR Midairs
82 occur by one aircraft being overtaken from the rear BR 35 occur with convergence less than 10 degrees BR ...

The Instructor
I can teach you to fly in about five minutes but it will take the rest of your life to get it right It is not just...

Taxiing
Brake check speed control BR Knows and obeys signs lines and lights BR Speed and yoke positions for wind BR ...

Rectangular Patterns
P Under calm conditions almost any rectangle can be used If there is a wind the longest leg of the rectangles should be planned to be...

Safe Operation
Use of tow bar BR Why recommended procedures BR Post flight inspection ...

Test After Failure
67 FAR 61 47 Re testing within 30 days after first failure BR I have given name additional type instruction and find him competent...

Emergency Landing
Best glide U U 10 knots ...

Spins Were A One Time Thing In 1914
An unheralded aviation pioneer is British scientist F A Lindemann quot;The Prof quot; as he was known led a very ...

Standard Rate Turns
P All banks under the hood are at standard rate Standard rate turns requires two minutes to make a 360 degree circle One minute for a...

Introduction to Ground Reference
P During the time that I am practicing flap descents and go arounds I try to make at least one descent over a gently curved channel or road...

Where Accidents Happen
ul li Only 8 of midairs are from head on 42 are between airplanes flying in the same direction ...

Command Authority
FAR 91 3: quot;The pilot in command of an aircraft is directly responsible for and is the final authority as to the operation ...

S-Turns
P The two downwind and two upwind turns of the S turn combine the four quadrants of the left and right turns about a point The technique...

Before Takeoff Check
Emergency procedures review BR Door belts smoke engine BR POH distances and performance BR Departure plan review BR Clearing BR...

The PTS
Everything about the Practical Test is a given If you have studied the PTS you know what is going to happen You may not know when or just how...

The E-6B
The E 6B was more created than invented by Phillip Dalton in the early 1930s It was initially called quot;The Dalton Dead reckoning...

Sequence of Decision for Airworthiness
Is it required by FAR 91 2095 or 91 213 d 2 ii BR I If not I Is it required...

Aeronautical Knowledge
For FAR 61 35 a 61 105 b and 61 107 b BR B I certify that I have reviewed _______ home study...

Short Field Takeoffs
Rotate at Vx or as recommended BR Climb at Vx 10 or 5 knots to 50Ý BR Above 50Ý climb at Vy 10...

Preliminaries to Flight
P 1 Medical student license br 2 Flight Training Handbook BR 3 Student Pilot Guide 4 San Francisco Sectional BR ...

Aviator's Lies
ul li The weather will be all right BR li We will be on time maybe even early BR ...

Tie Down
P Given a choice of where to tie down always face into the wind A crosswind tie down means that the aircraft will be trying to ...

Learning To Fly Young
You really don t need to go to a flying school to learn to fly The schools tend to be quite expensive I hope you live...

My First Month As A Student Pilot
H4 Week 1 H4 P FONT SIZE quot; 1 quot; Monday: Rain BR Tuesday: Rain BR ...

As a Licensed Pilot
Cross country time requires a landing destination and use of a navigational method No distance is required except for more than 50 NM straight line when required for getting a...

FAR Violations In Decending Order
ol li Careless or reckless operation BR li Compliance with ATC clearances and instructions BR li Failure to meet requirement...

CFI Hours
I took my intro flight a few days ago and when I asked my prospective CFI how many hours he had he said over 600 hrs...

Overview of the PTS
75 of Applicant failures are due to instructor failure The Applicant must know that he is pilot in command as well as in compliance with the eligibility rules ...

Your CFI As A Hazard
li 75 of flight training accidents related to improper gear operation occurs with CFI aboard BR li 50...

Parking
P The number one region of aircraft accidents is getting into a parking space Some pilots seem to think it necessary to make a little jog toward...

Medical Certification
P You do not need a medical certificate until you fly by yourself It is suggested that you get your medical before you go to any major...

Self-Doubt is Normal
B Every so often the instructor finds a student who is going through a phase of flying that is very disturbing to the student...

Reaction and Anticipation
In searching for an appropriate place for this material I was surprised at how often the terms appeared the variety of context and...

Parking and TiedownThe LORAN System
I instructed LORAN at 58th Bomb Wing Training School on Tinian Island of the Marianas during the last year of WWII I also instructed in the use...

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