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You’re in the third hour of a cross-county flight which will push your landing in to the night hours. Your destination is a first time visit and ATC instructions will require a non-standard pattern to the unfamiliar airport. Or perhaps, arriving at a pilot-controlled airport, the temptation to fly a non-standard arrival is too great due to the lack of activity at this late hour. Sound realistic or something that has happened to you ?
It's estimated that some 55% of civilian pilots use some form of vision correction, most notably, glasses or contact lenses. But advances in corrective...
The FAA recently released its annual forecast projecting airline passenger travel will nearly double in the next 20 years. That means the future is bright for professional aviation and there's never been a better time to pursue your dream.
Watch the video recording of our popular "Get the most out of every flight lesson" webinar, presented by Sporty's Academy Chief Flight Instructor Eric Radtke and Vice President of Flight Education David Zitt. It's over an hour of tips and honest information.