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Jumping in to the big leagues, a move to the airlines

April 5, 2018

This is a guest post by my friend and instructor, Erik.  Erik is now an airline pilot flying people ...

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dune buggy paraglider takes off and crashes

Dune Buggy Takes Flight

February 15, 2018

From the department of "What could possibly go wrong!?", this here is what you call a dumb idea soup ...

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Dogs learn how to fly for real, in real life, in a real airplane!

Dog is my pilot

February 10, 2018

I'm sure you've heard the phrase "Dog is my co-pilot" before; a humorous furry alternative the religious bumper sticker.  ...

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Don’t Hate, Aviate!

February 2, 2018

This is our saying, you heard it here first!

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beautiful views as this aircraft completes an approach in greenland

One of the most beautiful approaches ever

February 1, 2018

Flying has many perks.  From the feeling of complete freedom on a solo flight to the ability to get ...

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Bose A20 Noise Cancelling Aviation Headset with Bluetooth

6 Gift Ideas Every Pilot Will Love

November 30, 2017

Pilots love gear, and what better time of year to give the pilot in your life a gift they'll ...

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how to get instrument rating - this is an instrument low altitude chart

What are the requirements for an Instrument Rating?

March 23, 2017

Getting your wings is a fantastic feeling.  The moment the checkride examiner says "congratulations, you've passed!" is likely etched ...

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The ravpower 12000mAh external USB battery is a pilot's helper in the cockpit. It's able to power devices like the Stratus and iPad for hours to help you fly safely to your destination. The ravpower external usb battery backup is small and light too!

Review: Ravpower 12000 mAh dual external battery pack

March 3, 2017

Pilots love power. Pilots really hate not having power. Be it to the engine, the starter, the flashlight, the ...

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Instrument Practice Drills You Can Do Without And Instructor

February 24, 2017

When you start training for your instrument rating, it almost instantly makes you a better, sharper, and safer pilot.  ...

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5 Tips To Help you Nail Your Landings Every Time

February 20, 2017

To a pilot, there is no greater feeling than making a perfect landing. Be it on a crystal clear ...

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