Monthly Archives: April 2021

Why Should You Join a Flying Club?

One great advantage to joining a flying club is getting more flying time without breaking the bank. Flying clubs are nonprofit organizations that give its members many perks and benefits. Both pilots and aircraft owners are encouraged to find and join flying clubs because they help you save money by lessening the cost of maintenance of your aircraft and offer hourly flying rates. Not only that, but you will also get to try different types of aircraft so you can further improve your skills as a pilot. Lastly, this will also be your chance to connect with other...

2020’s Top Aviation News Stories

2020 was a weird year for everyone but it was a particularly hard year for the aviation industry. Despite this, there were still some lighter moments to remember. Here’s the rundown:

  1. One of the airports in Alaska became the busiest one in the world

A strong suit of Alaska’s Anchorage International Airport is that they can bring in medical supplies, which has been the top priority ever since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, and this added to the increase in cargo traffic. This factor, in addition to the lessening of people who are flying out...

9 Things Every Pilot Should Have During Flight

Every time you take your plane to the skies, you must always be prepared. As a pilot, there are some equipment and documents that you must bring with you each time you take off. Whether you’re a veteran or a new student pilot, these essentials will always come in handy. Now, pick up your favorite flight bag and make sure that you have all the things we have on this list!   Here are the top ten essentials for every pilot:  

  1. Pilot’s license, ID, and medical certificate
Let’s get the necessities out of the way first. Your...

All About Aircraft Magnetos

Explaining aircraft magnetos, their common types, and how they work   An aircraft magneto. No, it’s nothing like the infamous comic book character that you may be thinking. It has no special powers, and it certainly would not try to take over the world. If you want to better understand what an aircraft magneto is, we’re here to explain it to you.  

What are aircraft magnetos?

  A magneto is a self-contained electrical generator that uses permanent magnets to produce a high voltage, alternating current. Magnetos are used to provide pulses of electricity that are high enough to fire...