The Cessna 140 history begins in 1946 after World War II. This aircraft is a single-engine, two-seated aircraft. The engine was a four-cylinder piston engine. Specifications for this aircraft are as follows. The propellers are 2-bladed Sensenich and the wingspan is 33 feet and 4 inches. The height is 6 feet and 3 inches. The [...]
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This video is more about taking a nice little break and having a little bit of fun. It is a nice spoof for your Top Gun fans but also pretty neat shots of the Boeing 787 and Airbus 380. Too bad you really cant fly those aircraft the way it shows in the video, that [...]
It was a clever idea when Airbus designed various forms of aircraft including the Airbus 320. It was launched in 1984 and was the first commercial jetliner to pioneer the fly-by-wire system which is a unique transmission controlled by aircraft’s computer through the use of automatic signals that do not require a pilot’s input. It [...]
I use to think that flight instructing is something that most people do to build time and then move on. For many its where they want to be in there career. Either way finding that job, or keeping it can be a challenge in any economy.
This is a short video with some great advice and very practical input on starting your flying career. See more articles about learning to fly and flying lessons in this section.
Cleared for takeoff, we have heard it a thousand times before. Yet sometimes we can fall into the pit of complacency and not really “hear” what was said or sometimes even digest the information in front of us. I have been making a clear effort to sharpen my focus on takeoff, after this is the [...]
If you fly for a living, you have probably thought this at one time or another. I get asked all the time, “hey how are you doing?” My answer is pretty much the same most of the time. I am “Cold, tired and lonely” Here is why. Cold If you fly airplanes you are either [...]
It is amazing how many things boil down to trust. Thing about these industries that you basically “trust” even though they have never personally proved it to anyone. 1. Your bank, they invest the money you deposit and promise to always have it available. 2. Your doctor, you basically put your life in their hands [...]