As the ground thaws and the snow melts it’s time to prep our planes for the spring flying season. If your plane was grounded during the winter months you’ll need to do some thorough maintenance. Here’s a review of what to focus on before the wheels go up. Always consult your aircraft’s operating manual and…

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Winter can be one of the most beautiful times of the year to take flight. But along with the beauty comes more precautions. When you take into consideration freezing temps, unpredictable weather, and slippery runways, it’s not surprising that many pilots choose to stay grounded during the cold months. Although there are more safety precautions…

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Although your preflight might not be the most comfortable experience, many pilots enjoy Winter flying knowing they’ll avoid the warm weather hazard of thunderstorms.  The cold air also allows for increased visibility which enhances your flight experience. Another factor is the cold air which is denser and allows your plane engine to produce more thrust…

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Keep flying safely in summer with our top tips! With the mercury at its peak, there’s no better time to brush up on our top tips for flying safely in summer! Remember fuel expands in heat The higher the temperatures go, the more likely your fuel is to expand. This may mean that your fuel…

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aviation's safest year

Why was 2017 aviation’s safest year? If you missed the news at the end of last year, you might not know that 2017 was aviation’s safest year yet. The statistics are unbelievable (and extremely positive), with over 4 billion passengers flying worldwide on 38 million flights, yet there wasn’t one single fatality on one of…

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