Some aircraft manufacturers race to build the largest airplanes while others are focusing on building the tiniest of metal birds. Maybe one day we’ll all be making transcontinental flights in private flying pods. In this article, we’re going to take a look at some of the world’s smallest aircraft to ever go into production. Stits…

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When the Stratolaunch took off from Mojave, California in 2019 it smashed a record that’s remained unbroken for over seven decades. No flying aircraft had surpassed the massive wingspan of Howard Hughes’ H-4 Hercules, also called the “Spruce Goose.” But wingspan is not the only measure of size when considering the world’s largest aircraft –…

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While some airports have received attention for their massive size, the other side of the coin is interesting as well. There are small airports and then there are super small airports, that some might argue are more akin to landing strips than airports. In this article, we’re going to take a look at some of…

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Have you thought about one day owning your own small plane? As an aspiring pilot, or if you’re already a pilot, surely the thought has crossed your mind. The freedom to go wherever you want through the airways is one of the greatest forms of freedom imaginable. Having your own plane is also a status…

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If you have a private pilot’s license, but don’t have an instrument rating, you may be missing out. An instrument rating allows you to fly rather than be stuck on the ground during cloudy weather conditions, and other weather conditions that cause low visibility. The Instrument Flight Rules Rating (IFR) training requirements include 30 hours…

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