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Aircraft Weight And Balance: How Do They Affect Flight?

Aircraft Weight and Balance - California Aeronautical University

Aircraft weight and balance play an important role in flight, and knowing these two factors can help ensure a safe and enjoyable flight. Some general aviation passengers are taken aback when asked how much they weigh as the pilot prepares for flight, or if the first officer takes a look at a pile of luggage …

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Pilot Talk: Aviation Terminology to Know (and Its Importance)

Pilot Talk and Aviation Terminology - California Aeronautical University

Aviation terminology is essential for pilots to effectively communicate with those in aviation – here’s why. One of the first ways an air traffic controller can differentiate an amateur or new pilot from a professional or seasoned one is the ability to use and understand aviation terminology. For the most part, these consist of acronyms. …

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How to Stand Out As a Great Flight School Candidate

Flight School Candidate - California Aeronautical University

If you are nervous about how to present yourself as a great flight school candidate, there is a lot you can do while preparing your application to put your best foot forward. Even if you have never so much as stepped foot on an airplane as a passenger, flight schools will still take your application …

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CAU Student Sydney Kibuuka Is Not Your Average Professional Pilot Student

Who Is CAU Student Sydney Kibuuka - California Aeronautical University

California Aeronautical University’s (CAU) Professional pilot students come from all over the world and have diverse backgrounds. Some are just out of high school, transfer students and some simply have a dream that they refuse to give up on. Choosing a career as a professional pilot was something Sydney Kibuuka has dreamed of since the …

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