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Why I fly

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I was asked the other day, Why do I fly those little planes…

My first passenger flight experience

After you earn your license, there’s a feeling of freedom.…

5 steps to ensure a happy family flight

General aviation (GA) created two more days of vacation, relaxation and memories. In my opinion, the only option for making the 600+ mile journey feasible in a week’s time was by air. Yes, GA can be a realistic, cost-effective travel tool and I live it. It begins with a good plan and the right expectations.

4 options for exercising your freedom to fly

For most people here in the USA, the Fourth of July is a celebration…

A cross-country gone awry

Contributor David Booth shares a story of an eventful cross-country…

Reaching New Heights

Ten days before my eighteenth birthday, I experienced the thrill…

Was this really the day?

  When I accomplished my solo, the wind was a direct crosswind…
Pre-flight inspection

Learning to learn (again)

Our flight school attracts students from all walks of life. …

Share your aviation adventure with us

Sporty’s StudentPilotNews welcomes you to share your aviation…

A flight jacket tells a story

On a blustery, cold morning, back before I knew what lift was,…