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Full Flight Simulator – A Guide for Young Pilots

Full Flight Simulators – Keep it Real Are you a young pilot, or still pre-pilot? Then listen up. A lot ...
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Advanced Qualification Program – AQP Safer. Better

Exploring AQP: Safer Performance-Based Training Recent FAA rule proposals on pilot training for eVTOL aircraft prompted us to revisit the ...
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Need Airplane Toy Advice ? – Chocks-on Right Here

Airplane Toys for STEM Education, and Inspiration The First Airplane Toy was invented by Alphonse Pénaud in 1871. Using a ...
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Airworthiness Review Certificate – A Complete Guide

What is an Aircraft Airworthiness Review Certificate? An Airworthiness Review Certificate (ARC) is a “health checkup” for an aircraft. It’s ...
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Helicopter Crash – Our Accident Cause Low-down

Understanding Risk Assessment in Helicopter Crashes Helicopter crashes make the news. Especially deadly crashes where famous people are involved. We ...
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Empowering Stripes : The Fascinating Journey of Pilot Uniforms

Evolution of Pilot Uniforms: Tracing Progress and Inclusivity The history of the Pilot Uniform is closely intertwined with naval traditions,  ...
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Aircraft Emergency Landings – Top Causes Report

Aircraft Emergency Landings – Why do they happen? An Emergency Landing refers to the immediate landing (or ditching) of an ...
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Loss of Control in Flight (LOC-I): How to Fly Above It

Enhancing Pilot Skills : The Role of Human Performance in LOC I Incidents Loss of Control In-flight or loc-i, is ...
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Flight Information Regions – Past, Present and Future

What is a Flight Information Region? A Flight Information Region (FIR) is a specific piece of airspace “real estate” where ...
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Boeing 797: A Sustainable Future for Aviation

The Need for Sustainable Aviation: Why Boeing Should Produce the Boeing 797 Will the Boeing 797 ever go in production? ...
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Demystifying SPECI Reports: And Why They Matter

Decoding SPECI METAR Reports: Understanding Aviation’s Rapid Weather Updates SPECI are Special Observation reports for weather updates in aviation. Providing rapid ...
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Investigating Small Plane Crashes: Lessons for Advanced Air Mobility

Our results from a study of 200 Small Airplane incidents in 2023 The vast majority of Small Plane Crashes are ...
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Drones near Airports : Our Aviation Staff Guide

Managing the Risks of Drones Near Airports: A Guide for Airport Staff Our whole industry suffers when a drone is ...
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Aircraft Finance Jobs : A Comprehensive Guide

Aircraft Finance – Roles and Career Paths Let’s dive into the exciting world of Aircraft Finance Jobs and leasing. If ...
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Aviation Maintenance Technician – Complete Guide

A Day in the Life of an Aviation Maintenance Technician Aviation Maintenance Technicians study the structures and systems of modern ...
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Ultimate Guide to Urban Air Mobility Jobs

Looking at a move into the electric skies? The Urban Air Mobility jobs sector is booming.  So what are the ...
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5 Best (and Worst) Airline Social Media Posts

The Airline Social Media secret?…Don’t be a Drag. There’s a secret to Airline Social Media. Would you like to  know ...
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Runway Markings & Decision Height

Runway end markings significance for Pilots So how do we “read” Runway Markings? Let’s start with the BIG WHITE number. ...
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Sustainable Aviation Fuel – The SAF Bet

The Great SAF Fuel Air Race The development of SAF Fuel (sustainable aviation fuel) is accelerating as airlines, producers, and ...
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Airport Marshalling – Wand Life

Airport Marshal – Role, Training and Skill Set An Airport Marshaller is a member of the Ground support team. He, ...
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Are Jets Safer than Turboprop Aircraft? – Statistics

We look at Turboprop Safety Statistics The last few years have been “outliers” with the Covid Pandemic shutting down aviation ...
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January 2023 Aviation News

Who do you turn to for the most important aviation updates? January means the Dublin AirFinance Conference. And if you’re ...
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Why On-the-Job Training Programs are Awesome

“Learn and Earn” with On-The-Job Training On-the-Job Training can be the best way to learn tasks or skills. For some ...
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‘It Came from Unmanned Drone Space!’

UAS are here to stay. Who keeps them on the straight and narrow.? Drones, Drones, everywhere. Save us Drone laws! ...
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Supply Change Management – Aviation Edition

Why a Supply Chain Manager is as crucial as a CEO Supply Chain Management is the controlling of the flow ...
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Top 10 Most Misunderstood Airplane Facts

Amazing Airplane Facts to Share Our Top 10 Airplane facts that people still believe. But are in fact false. We work ...
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Skybrary and other Aviation Libraries

You need Aviation Facts and Figures? – Here’s where to go Information is everywhere. You can google pretty-much anything and ...
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Private Jet Costs – How to Avoid Getting Took

Need to Charter a Jet? Don’t make these mistakes You’re wealthy… Private Jet wealthy.  And you take private jet charters ...
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NOTAM Meaning has changed – Why take Notice

Our NOTAM Meaning has Changed – Here’s why it matters The NOTAMS Meaning (Notice to Airmen) is no more. Welcome ...
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Risk Assessment in Aviation Explained

Need a Risk Analysis? Just ask the Feds Risk assessment is a dense, multi-faceted area. The best advice we can ...
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