landings

Quiz: Landing Techniques

While it may be true that any landing you can walk away from is a good landing, there is certainly something to be said...
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Quiz: Seaplane Skills Challenge

So you’ve mastered the art of flying a land-based airplane and want to advance your skills. Or maybe you’re a long time floatplane jockey and want to confirm your time-tested knowledge. Even if you’ve never set foot in an airplane, get your feet wet and take our quiz to see how you measure up on what it takes to be the pilot-in-command of a seaplane.
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Quiz: Proper Aircraft Engine Operations

A healthy aircraft engine is obviously a critical competent for the completion of every flight, but correct operation isn't always intuitive. Many aircraft engines...

Quiz: How Much Basic Weather Theory Do You Know?

Weather is something every pilot has to deal with. How much do you know about the basics of Mother Nature, like fronts, dewpoints and stability? Take our quiz to find out.

Quiz: Cold Weather Operations

As winter sets in, it's more important than ever to understand how the cold weather will not only affect the aircraft performance but also...

Quiz: Can You Decipher An Aviation Chart?

An aviation VFR Sectional chart is chock-full of visual reference information that is important for every pilot. Runway lengths, obstacle avoidance, restricted airspace, plus much...
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Quiz: Reading Pilot Weather Reports

Aviation weather reports are simply conditions in the atmosphere that are observed at a specific time. These reports create a snapshot for pilots to...

Quiz: Wake Turbulence Avoidance

As an airplane wing flies through the air an invisible danger swirls in its wake. The aerodynamic phenomenon known as wingtip vortices leaves behind...

Quiz: Do You Know Your Airspace?

As they say, nothing is for certain except death, taxes, and airspace. Whether you fly big iron through the flight levels, or go low and...
Traffic Pattern

Quiz: Flying The Traffic Pattern

Sitting in the cockpit during the cruise portion of any flight may have a tendency to become monotonous. But as the destination traffic pattern approaches,...