How much do you really know about aviation? Obviously there’s a lot to know, and some things are more important than others, especially when you’re learning to fly. At the same time, there are some interesting facts that you might not know. Maybe they’ll come in handy during pilot trivia night. In this article, we’ll…

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FAA Safety Briefing Editor, general aviation pilot, and flight instructor Susan K. Parson recently published a list called “Rules for Radio” that spells out proper and incorrect radio etiquette when you’re communicating to air traffic controllers. These tips are incredibly valuable for student pilots or those struggling with ATC communications. So, here’s a list of…

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The use of computers for flight simulation started in the 1960s and became universal in the 1980s. In the beginning, these simulators were only available on high-end systems, but as the personal computer grew, flight simulator quickly became mainstream and accessible to the public. Today, flight simulation can be experienced via popular video game consoles…

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So you’re ready to get your pilot’s license and join the exciting world of aviation. Congratulations! Few things in life equal the thrill of flying. Whether you’re pursuing a career as a commercial pilot, or just getting your private license for leisure, there are some things you should do before you start your training. They…

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Christmas in Memphis

Are you spending Christmas in Memphis? Many of our students at our Tennessee flight school will be spending Christmas in Memphis this year. It’s little surprise, really; some call Memphis their hometown already, while others are students from abroad who’ll be spending the holidays here! If it’s your first Christmas in Memphis, we’ve gathered together…

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