If you’ve been a professional pilot for a few years or more, chances are you’ve worn at least one Van Heusen pilot shirt. They’re
You might not think it, but there is an inherent risk in having more than one pilot in a single pilot capable aircraft. The ‘crew’ can become in danger of group think, as well as a false sense of confidence due to the presence of the other pilot; this is especially so if there is a cockpit gradient or assumed capability, skill or endorsement on behalf of the other pilot.
They say any landing you can walk away from is a good one; and any you can use the aircraft again is a great one! We have all had our beautiful ‘greaser’ landings, and we have all porked a few, too. So whats the tips to keep your number of take-off and landings the same?
The words ‘Pilot Shortage’ are generally on the front cover of aviation magazines, at least once per year. Flying Schools will repeat the headline in almost every advertisement, and the aircraft manufacturers shout it out with the release of every new passenger jet, or trainer aircraft. But is the claim completely true, or is there actually a twist?
It’s long been the convention that airline pilots are seen walking around airports in ill-fitting, uncomfortable, poor quality pilot uniform shirts. In effect, aviators
By now you have already selected the iPad mini as the most appropriate Electronic Flight Bag platform for use in your aircraft – rightly so, as the iPad mini is arguably the best platform for an EFB. So how to you mount it?
Being a flying instructor is a rewarding job, but there are 10 things you need to know about being a flight instructor before you sign up for that Certified Flying Instructor (CFI) course.
Find out the best aviation headset as we review 3 of the best-known headsets for pilots, including noise-canceling pilot headsets, and headsets for students
A pilot’s shirt is a quintessential part of a pilot’s uniform. We’ve reviewed the best shirts to wear as a pilot. Find out which flying shirts are breathable, stylish and durable so you’ll look like a pro in the air.
So you’ve decided to take the next step towards becoming a pilot, and you’re looking for a flying school! Congratulations, many don’t even make it this far!
Find out how to select a flight school near you so that you get the best shot at becoming a pilot.