• Beyond the Obvious

    Was it a simple matter of pilot error? The evidence was clear that he knew about the ice and snow on his aircraft and that he was aware of the hazards associated with attempting the takeoff under those conditions. Perhaps the investigative team could simply go through the motions of evaluating the wreckage, interviewing witnesses,

    October 5, 2023
  • Check Ride Tips

    Let us start with a few basic tips on how to pass your FAA Practical Test (Checkride). First, it is worth noting that it is just that, a practical test. Although memorizing acronyms, lists, and regulations may help you prepare (especially for the written test), the check ride is designed to evaluate your ability to

    October 5, 2023
  • The Checkride And Beyond

    When your Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) or Designated Pilot Examiner (DPE) shares some knowledge or experience, it may help you pass the practical test (checkride). Of course, if that’s all it does it wouldn’t have long-lasting value. What would help you more is information that both helps you pass the exam and permanently enhances your

    September 25, 2023