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Cess who? This piece on the Cessna 170 says it all!

As traffic jams become more commonplace in many busy cities around the world today, many would joke about taking helicopters to work. Many do not know, though, that in the 1940s, the Cessna Aircraft Company already thought about this. They thought of the man who traveled for work, or the “businessman-pilot.” Lo and behold, by 1948, the Cessna 170 was born.  According to a piece written by Mark Twombly for AOPA Pilot, the Cessna 170 “was conceived as a growth version of the...

Maintaining your Aircraft During the Pandemic

It’s a chicken and egg situation: If you’re an aircraft or a small aircraft owner, you know that aircraft maintenance or small aircraft maintenance requires that you fly your plane from time (if not as often as possible). You do this for business or for your own pleasure. But due to COVID-19 and what the International Monetary Fund (IMF) calls The Great Lockdown, travel has been restricted, including air travel. Rules may vary from state to state (as they do from country to country), but it still affects you and your aircraft. So if you don’t fly, your aircraft maintenance costs...

Piper PA-28 Cherokee

Choosing the perfect plane for you is not simple. It involves in-depth research to learn what type of aircraft fit your needs, your budget, and your qualifications. There are a lot of choices from various brands available as well, so comparing different models is the prudent thing to do. It is the best and only way to know the advantages of one unit over the other.    Whether you are a new plane owner or a veteran, the Piper PA-28 Cherokee is an absolute favorite. It is an aircraft well-loved by the flying community. As early as...

Online Aviation Courses

The world today is all about self-improvement, upskilling, and pursuing your passions. In the past, it might have been difficult because of the lack of resources and the cost of education. With the advancement in technology, the internet has provided people a way to further their learning with minimal cost and maximum comfort. Online courses are all the rage right now. No matter what your passion is, study materials and learning modules are available online.   One particular subject that seemed to be hard to study before becomes more within people's reach - that is, aviation. Aviation has been...

What Are Some of The Most Important Things I Need To Know About The Cessna 172?

Just about any pilot can tell you about the time they've had their first taste of flying. In all likelihood, that first flight might have been in a Cessna 172 The Cessna 172 Skyhawk is a steady workhorse, a top choice for many flight schools, and an amazingly reliable aircraft. It doesn't use up a lot of fuel, it's relatively inexpensive to operate, and it's surprisingly easy to fly. Given all these, on top of its longevity and storied history, many consider the Cessna 172 to be the...

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