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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 Related article: History of Cessna 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 king of light aircraft. Today, this highly utilitarian plane fills ...

Fly for the Culture: A Love for Aviation, Soaring Beyond Cultural Norms

Flying is an experience meant to give people freedom and independence. For many years, flying has become an activity surrounded by an air of exclusivity. Fly For the Culture aims to change that notion.   Who is Fly For the Culture?  Fly For the Culture is a nonprofit organization that envisions to promote diversity in aviation. Their goal is to introduce flying to as many people as possible, without regard to race, gender, and status. They believe that flying should be an experience shared and experienced by everyone passionate about it.    History  Witnessing the lack of diversity in the field of ...

List of Most produced Light Aircrafts

Man's passion for flying has been around for ages. It started as a personal quest to reach for the sky. But, as technology advances, bigger aircraft have been in production to accommodate the needs of more passengers.   Despite this, the hobby of flying light aircrafst still persists. Even having the option to fly commercially in big airlines, some still enjoy the freedom and adrenaline that light aircraft flying provides.   Many still dream about owning a small plane for personal and recreational use. Flying a small plane gives people a sense of independence. Aspiring pilots are always on the lookout for ...

How Accurate Are Flight Simulator Games?

One of the very first flight simulator games we've ever tried was the old Flight Simulator back in the early '80s. Of course, the graphics clearly look so dated now, but at the time, Microsoft’s very first Flight Simulator was actually quite groundbreaking. Today, with much better computing power, as well as advances in gaming technology, the latest crop of flight simulator games are giant leaps forward in realism that makes them as close to real-life as they can get. Just how accurate can flight simulator games get? Quite accurate, apparently. There are many flight simulator games out ...

Business as Usual: Knisley Welding, Inc.

Knisley Welding, Inc. will continue operations as the Federal Government designated us as "Essential Business" in aid of the local transport and aviation industry. The Coronavirus outbreak has certainly posed unforeseen challenges for businesses both locally and around the world, forcing us all to adopt new ways of working to coping with government-mandated closures and social distancing measures. The Knisley Welding crisis management team continues to closely monitor the situation. We are tracking updates and are complying with recommendations made by the Central for Disease Control (CDC) and the State of California in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As such, ...

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