Cloud types and what they mean for pilots

Cloud types and what they mean for pilots

It is important for pilots to have a good knowledge of meteorology and existing weather conditions. Cloud formations will give pilots a clear indication of weather, so it’s important to know how to identify the various types. To help you become a meteorological...
How To Handle A Radio Failure Mid-flight

How To Handle A Radio Failure Mid-flight

How do you know your’e facing a radio failure mid-flight. You’ve taken to the skies and things are going well, until the radio seems too quiet for too long and you’re potentially facing a radio failure mid-flight. Among the many questions which begin running through...
Three things no pilot wants to hear

Three things no pilot wants to hear

Pilots have many popular sayings we share among ourselves and with others. They result from a desire to impress non-pilots with our “daredevil” spirit and how we “conquer” the mystique of flying, sprinkled with a certain fatalism. I’m thinking of things like, “The...