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All About Cessna 182: Its History and How it Holds Up Today

In 1956, Cessna Aircraft Company introduced  Cessna 182, a 1,202 kg four-seat light aircraft with a fixed landing gear that was popular among Civil Air Patrol (CAP). Over the years, it has been modified and improved to accommodate more passengers and to cover longer distances.  Related article: The History of Cessna Newer models ...

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 ...

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, ...

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