11 Things That Frustrate Pilots

11 Things That Frustrate Pilots

1) A marshall directing you to park 300 yards away from the FBO door. (Find out why they did that here.) Boldmethod 2) When you ask how much a passenger weighs for weight and balance and they give you a number from 20 years ago in college. Jason Pineau 3) When pilots...
The One Seat You Need To Avoid on a Plane

The One Seat You Need To Avoid on a Plane

Everyone agrees that legroom is a huge deal. But it’s not the only way that airplane seats come up short. Others are constantly bombarded with the scent of the airplane lavatory. Point is, there are many ways your seat can disappoint. Fortunately, you can steer clear...
6 Things You Need To Remember During Soft Field Landings

6 Things You Need To Remember During Soft Field Landings

So you think you’re ready to land on grass? Landing on a soft-surfaced runway can be a ton of fun, but requires a few different steps compared to a conventional hard-surfaced landing. Here are a few tips to remember during soft field landings 1) The difference...
Quiz: Can You Pass These 7 Private Pilot Checkride Questions?

Quiz: Can You Pass These 7 Private Pilot Checkride Questions?

Can you pass the test? Chis Saulit 1) You’re a private pilot taking your friends up for a flight. You’re unpacking your flight bag into the cockpit and realize you forgot your logbook at home. You do have your pilot certificate and medical. Can you fly?...
Boeing 777 300 Aircraft Demolition

Boeing 777 300 Aircraft Demolition

See hyperlapsed video of a Boeing 777-300 teardown by Aircraft Demolition, including dismantling of the center-section, wing and cockpit removal. All video by Aircraft Demolition Edited by Jen Deglmann Song: Go On Then by  Jim Rooster
Tips for grounding an aircraft while refueling

Tips for grounding an aircraft while refueling

Lately, I have received a number of questions concerning grounding or bonding an aircraft during the refueling process. The reason for using a bonding strap during refueling is that when an electrically, non-conductive fluid-like Jet A or 100LL is transferred, these...