You’ve dreamed about it for years. As far back as you can remember, you’ve hankered to be a pilot. And now you’re sitting on the proverbial fence. Can you do it? Should you do it? All you need is one good reason. Well—here’s ten: Read More
There’s more to flying than learning a few things about aerodynamics, though that’s an excellent place to start. Also, to be a pilot, you must be more than an expert on the Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs). For example, if you lose an engine right after take-off on a soupy day, being able to quote chapter and verse from the FARs won’t save you. You’ll need something else: a clear understanding of what the “C” in PIC means. Read More
Be brave, take a guess. Here’s a hint. It starts with “P.” If you ask other pilots, you’ll get a host of answers, many of them good. For example:
A worthy guess, but too obvious, don’t you think? Nevertheless, pilot error, before or during flight, can definitely lead to what I’m suggesting is the number-one demon of the cockpit.