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Pilot shortage: the issue disrupting airline operations across the world

Pilots · 4 min read

The aviation industry is currently undergoing a challenging period with pilot shortages disrupting normal flight operations. Airlines across the world are preoccupied with the problem and the efforts to contain it. Let’s take a look at the leading causes of the pilot shortage, its effects on the industry and the best solutions to tackle the issue.

Apr 04, 2023
flight phases

A Complete Guide to Flight Phases

Pilots · 12 min read

Flying can seem overwhelming at times but understanding each of these phases can help make it easier for aviation professionals or anyone curious about flying planes.

Dec 23, 2022
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A 5 Step Guide to Soft Field Landing

Pilots · 4 min read

This blog post will provide you with a step-by-step guide on how to successfully soft-field land an aircraft so you can master soft field approach and landings and open up more destinations for flight.

Dec 16, 2022
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Flying Farmer: Legendary Charlie Kulp

Pilots · 3 min read

Charlie Kulp, the man more commonly known as 'the flying farmer', was an aerobatic pilot whose routines were beloved by people all over the country.

Dec 16, 2022
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First Female Pilot: Top 10 Pioneer Aviators

Pilots · 6 min read

We have surely all heard about the Wright Brothers and their groundbreaking achievements, but have you ever thought who was the first female pilot?

Nov 30, 2022
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What Is MSL in Aviation?

Pilots · 5 min read

MSL stands for Mean Sea Level, a measurement of altitude that is used by pilots for both aircraft and drones.

Nov 29, 2022
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What Does Mayday Call Mean?

Pilots · 5 min read

If you are an ardent movie fanatic, an active reader, or a history enthusiast, you have heard the term mayday at least once in your lifetime.

Nov 08, 2022
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Airline Pilot Ranks: Stripes with Responsibility

Pilots · 4 min read

Being a pilot means accumulating countless hours of experience in the air, soaring to higher and higher altitudes, and earning epaulets and stripes for qualifications.

Oct 24, 2022
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Squawk 7500: How to Deal with Hijacking?

Pilots · 7 min read

Aviation operations require great communication to guarantee everything runs smoothly and safely. Therefore, it is no surprise that there is a vast terminology associated with aviation operations.

Oct 20, 2022
niner niner

Niner Niner: The Importance of Communication

Pilots · 7 min read

Aviation is a heavily regulated industry that has countless procedural and operational standards, a heap of different certifications, and, of course, specific aviation terms and slang. Needless to day, for an aviation outsider, much of the language used between the flight crew in the cockpit and the ATC tower, might sound like complete gibberish. In […]

Oct 13, 2022
Scud running

Scud Running: Should You Do It?

Pilots · 8 min read

In the world of aviation, there is a vast terminology for the many different aspects that are involved in flying. There is a wide variety of maneuvers pilots perform in the skies to sort different situations and make sure they reach the destination airport. Among them, there is one called scud running. There has been […]

Oct 04, 2022
adm in aviation

ADM in Aviation

Pilots · 4 min read

ADM stands for Aeronautical Decision Making in aviation. In other words, the acronym mainly refers to the series of steps pilots take to deal with a specific flight situation in order to guarantee safety. As it happens in many other environments, human factors play a critical role in aeronautical decision making since human error can […]

Sep 12, 2022

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