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Do Small Airplanes Fly Better on Cold Days Than on Hot Days?

Small Plane Interacting With The Air

To a non-pilot’s eye, on cold days and hot days, an airplane taking off, flying overhead, or landing looks pretty much the same.  Sure, if it’s icy or raining very hard, there is a chance that the airplane could slip or hydroplane, but other than that, there doesn’t seem to be much of a difference. …

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CAU will Award a Scholarship up to $150,000

California Aeronautical University will award a scholarship up to $150,000 to one high school senior to earn a professional pilot degree. In an effort to help the next generation start successful careers as professional pilots, California Aeronautical Universityis proud to offer the “Dreams Take Flight Scholarship.” Awarded to one current high school senior, the Scholarship …

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How Do Small Airplanes Find Their Way Around?

Small Plane Navigation

Giant airplanes like airliners and military transport aircraft use sophisticated, onboard methods to fly from Point A to Point B.  Today, they usually use GPS (Global Positioning System) and/or a combination of other methods using lasers, gyroscopes, and other sophisticated stuff. Interestingly, a few years ago, the military deliberately downgraded the GPS signals the USA’s …

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California Aeronautical University Launches Flight Centers in Ventura (KOXR) and San Diego (KMYF) Counties

CAU Flight Center

BAKERSFIELD, CA – To better serve Southern California residents, California Aeronautical University (CAU) launches its new Flight Centers in the communities of Oxnard and San Diego, California. The University Flight Centers provide local residents the opportunity to earn their Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics degree online from their hometown.   Study Online, Fly Locally With …

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