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A Guide to the Different Types of Pilot Licenses

Obtaining a pilot license is a significant accomplishment and a prerequisite for anyone looking to take to the skies for personal or professional reasons. These licenses are issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and serve as a measure of a pilot's knowledge, skill, and experience in flying. The process of obtaining a pilot license requires extensive training and rigorous testing, but it is also a gateway to a world of opportunities in the aviation industry.   Different types of pilot licenses exist to cater to a range of interests and aspirations within the field of aviation. Whether you're interested ...

Can Pilots Wear Glasses While Flying?

Pilots are responsible for the safety and well-being of passengers, crew, and the aircraft they operate. One of the key requirements for pilots is to have good vision, which is why there are strict regulations in place regarding pilot vision.    [caption id="attachment_1244" align="alignleft" width="501"] Can Pilots Wear Glasses While Flying?[/caption] While many pilots may require glasses or other vision correction devices to see clearly, the question remains: can pilots wear glasses while flying? This article will explore the FAA regulations on pilot vision, the advantages and limitations of pilots wearing glasses, and the impact that glasses ...

5 Innovations in Technology That Are Increasing Aircraft Safety

With the advancement of technology, aircraft have become increasingly safer and more efficient. From onboard sensors that monitor the health of the aircraft to new materials that make the aircraft more durable, many technological innovations have been developed to improve the safety of aircraft.    [caption id="attachment_1241" align="alignleft" width="474"] Photo by Adriele Vieira[/caption] In this article, we will take a look at some of the most important technological innovations that are making aircraft safer, including advances in avionics, materials science, and automation. We will examine how these innovations work and the impact they have had on the ...

Soar High With These Aviation Bloggers

With each new day comes exciting developments in the field of aviation, so it’s no secret that it’s hard to stay constantly informed about the latest news and trends on the horizon. Thankfully, your fellow pilots and aviation enthusiasts regularly write and upload digital content to keep you in the know.   We can service your light aircraft exhaust repair with hundreds of FAA/PMA-approved parts on the shelf and ready to ship. Contact Knisley Welding Aircraft Exhaust System at sales@knisleyexhaust.com or call us at (800) 522-6990 (toll-free).   [caption id="attachment_1224" align="alignleft" width="474"] Soar High ...

The 5 Best Aviation Movies Of All Time

The world of aviation is full of excitement, discovery, and adventure. Unsurprisingly, so many terrific movies have been made about this ever-evolving industry. Whether you’re an aspiring pilot hungry for inspiration or just simply looking for a good aviation-themed movie, here are our top picks for you.   You may also like: 13 of the Best Aviation Podcasts for Those Into Flying    At Knisley Welding Aircraft Exhaust System, we believe in the value of being able to make exhaust repairs that don’t compromise safety. For more information about our services, contact us at sales@knisleyexhaust.com  or call ...

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