Women in Aviation 2021 Scholarships

New scholarships posted weekly The 2021 Women in Aviation (WAI) scholarship program is open and members can review dozens of scholarships. Scholarships are being offered...

Quiz: Planning with a VFR Sectional 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...

Friday photo: Kevin Fontes first solo

The moment: First solo The pilot: Kevin Fontes The place: Clermont County Airport (I69), Batavia, OH The aircraft: Cessna 172 Skyhawk The memory: A very enjoyable and memorable...

12 Tips for a Smooth CFI Renewal Experience

Unlike our pilot certificates which expire when we do, our flight instructor certificates expire after 24 calendar months and we must renew them. There...

UPDATED: FAA amends COVID-relief for pilots

The FAA amends SFAR for COVID relief June 26, 2020 - FAA announced amended SFAR 118-1 relief on Thursday, June 25 scheduled to publish in...

Video: landing the Space Shuttle (HUD view)

The Space Shuttle might seem like a very powerful machine, but for the return leg of its voyage it was nothing more than a glider. In this heart-pounding video, you'll ride along with astronauts as they guide the 165,000 lb. glider to a safe landing. Watch the heads-up display to see the surprisingly high airspeed and sink rate, as they start the flare from 1000 feet. But just like in a Schweizer or a Skyhawk, precise flying leads to a smooth touchdown.

Free aviation zoom and iPhone backgrounds from Sporty’s

No one on your zoom chat wants to stare at your boring office wall. Stand-out on your next meeting and show off your aviation...

How to choose the right David Clark passive headset

David Clark is best known for its line of reliable passive headsets. All of these have a five-year warranty, are TSO’d, and made in the USA. The wide selection of passive headsets has something for almost everyone, but they look pretty much the same and have similar price points. What’s the difference? We'll explain.

Departing the airport traffic pattern – HD Flight Maneuver Spotlight

Standard VFR departure procedures are established at pilot-controlled airports to ensure that departing aircraft remain clear of incoming traffic as they climb out of the terminal airport environment.

Friday photo: Brady Kannady first solo

The moment: First solo The pilot: Brady Kannady The place: Clermont County Airport (I69), Batavia, OH The aircraft: Cessna 172 Skyhawk The memory: The feeling of lifting off...