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March 29, 2013

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March 29, 2013

Recurrent Flight Training

Recurrent Flight Training This month, as I have done for almost 2 decades, I found myself in recurrent flight training. As a corporate pilot, recurrent training is not optional – everyone does it, some begrudgingly, some with enthusiasm, some with nervousness. As I mentioned in this article, not coincidentally six months ago, there are not…

March 28, 2013

Aviation W&B Calculator App: a review

I promise this is my last app review for a while, but the last two I have done have been great. This app is no exception. And no I’m not affiliated with the company, beyond getting to try it on my iOS devices. Aviation W&B Calculator was chosen by Sporty’s and AOPA as one the…

March 26, 2013

My aviation and flying blog list

Everyone has their favorite flying blog that they frequent. Same goes for forums. There is a gravitational force that exists between you and your favorites that keep you coming back. I want to share with you a list of my favorites and a few honorable mentions. I’ll also say a few words about each. Some…

March 24, 2013

New Aviation Resources page

I am pleased to add this new page to iFLYblog.com called Aviation Resources. You will always find it at the top of each page in the navigation bar. The goal is to provide a single click where folks can go to see what I recommend in terms of products and more importantly, where you can…

March 21, 2013

Those dang centerlines: pilot proficiency one landing at a time

Those dang centerlines: pilot proficiency one landing at a time One of the things that I have to constantly remind myself to do is stay on centerline during landing (and takeoff). Seems like a simple thing. In fact, in my vocation its a requirement, especially on checkrides. From my training days, my old primary instructor,…

March 20, 2013

Takeoff – Aviation Weather App: Review

I recently had an opportunity to try what is now my favorite aviation weather app – Takeoff – Aviation Weather I have like five weather apps on my iphone and ipad, but none of them were really optimized for what I wanted to see as a pilot. The beauty behind this app is that it…

March 18, 2013

New Transportation System: Kiwi Style

One of our fellow airmen, Dennis, sent me this video and I couldn’t resist sharing it with all of your fine fliers out there in the cyber-universe. First, when it comes to modern air transportation systems. There have been lots of concepts batted around and NASA’s PAV (Personal Air Vehicle) Challenge has brought some promising technology…

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