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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: One of the airports in Alaska became the busiest one in the world A strong suit of Alaska’s ...

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 ...

All About Aircraft Magnetos

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 engine spark plugs. They don’t need any external electrical source to function, ...

Is Flying a Light Aircraft Easier Than Driving a Car?

With all the high-tech stuff big airplanes have, like autopilot and autothrottle systems, you might be thinking that flying couldn’t be that hard. Well, there may be some truth to that, but saying that it is easy discredits all the training pilots had to go through to properly fly ...

How Flight Simulator Taught an Aspiring Pilot How To Fly

With the advancements in flight simulation technology, is it now possible to learn how to fly in through video games? Well, there are some stories about how people actually learned to fly through simulators.   The History of Flight Simulators   Flight simulators have been around for decades. They recreate ...

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