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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What Does “Maintain Runway Heading” Mean to YOU?

What Does "Maintain Runway Heading" Mean to YOU? When leaving from a non-towered airport, we are taught to add the crosswind correction required to remain aligned with our departure runway, but what does it mean when Tower tells us to "Maintain runway heading" ? As it...

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Be a Drone Pilot!

By now, we all have seen the proliferation of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, or drones. They are everywhere. Anybody with a few bucks can go on-line and buy a very nice remote flying machine with a camera. Unfortunately, anything much bigger than a stocking-stuffer can do...

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TSA Requirements in Pilot Training

After 9/11, there was a push to immediately do something, anything, that would prevent a repeat of the hijacker's actions. One of the very first things that was done was the grounding of all general aviation airplanes. Then, you could fly GA but only with a filed...

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Positive Exchange of Flight Controls

You would think that having more than one pilot in an airplane would automatically make it twice as safe, but you would be wrong. In fact, the NTSB has files of airplane accidents where the presence of more than one pilot actually contributed to the accident. What's...

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