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3 Popular Types of Training Aircraft

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Before pilots start flying Dreamliners, they must learn more about aviation. These 3 popular training aircraft are utilized by pilots while starting off.   Pilots do not start out flying fighter jets on Dreamliners. They must first become accustomed to working with the forces of flight, learning how to work with cockpit instrumentation, operating and …

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How To Prepare For Your Instrument Checkride

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Beginning the instrument checkride calmly is a good way to establish the pace and tone of the rest of the event. Read more tips below on how to prepare!   Studying for the instrument checkride requires a great deal of time, cockpit practice, simulator rehearsals, and dedication. It can seem intimidating to prepare your checkride, …

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What is Multi Engine Training (And Why Is It Beneficial?)

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To advance your career as a pilot for pay, it’s imperative to get your multi engine training. Here’s why it is important, and what you need to know about this rating. If a pilot has decided to progress in his or her training to flying twin-engine, more complex aircraft and is considering making a career …

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Two Alternative Types of Pilot Careers – How to Choose Your Path

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Today, there are many types of pilot careers available upon graduation. Here are two alternative routes to consider: aerial firefighters and air medics. The aviation industry has undergone massive changes, not just due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but because of the digital revolution which began in the late 1990s and continues today in the form …

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What Is Avionics and How Do They Affect Pilots?

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Avionics affects pilots in nearly every aspect of flying, but what is it and why is it important? The word “avionics” is an abbreviation for aviation electronics. The senior editor of Aviation Week and Space Technology, Phillip J. Klass, first used the term in 1949. Avionics can include navigation, radio, monitoring of aircraft performance. It …

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