Flying To Nowhere Redux Part 1

In January of 2016, I had decided to take a VFR flight without any real destination in mind and just fly for the sheer pleasure of flight. I had flown north then west, visiting several airports I had never flown to before, and as a bonus, learning a little local...

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CRAFT Turns 5!

June 2017 marked the five year anniversary for CRAFT and we celebrated it in style with a family picnic. Flight instructors, airplane owners, and others who were with us from the beginning all gathered together at Palmetto Islands County Park in Mt. Pleasant and...

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Fuel Reimbursement For Your Rental

CRAFT has probably one of the more unique fuel reimbursement programs in the country. All airplanes are rented here "wet", which means the fuel price is included in the rental price. That's easy to handle when the airplane is used for an hour or so flight lesson, and...

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Pre- and Post-Flight Inspections

If you are looking at this picture and thinking there's something wrong, you're right. This airplane has a bald spot, probably from a, shall we say, "sporty", landing. It happens. But this airplane should not be flown until the tire is looked at by an A&P. Spoiler...

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Do You Fly or Are You A Pilot?

You may have heard us say here at CRAFT that we don't want to just each you to fly- we want to teach you to be a pilot. There's a difference. Whether you intend to fly for a career or fun, here are a few things that every pilot should do: 1) Arrive at the airport at...

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Logging Time (Sim and Otherwise)

Logging Time (Sim and Otherwise) When I was working on my private pilot license, I don't remember getting a whole lot of instruction on how to fill out my logbook and as time went on, I learned even less. In my early years, my logbook was always completed by my CFI...

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