How to Keep Your Aviation Library Current

The latest PHAK update incorporates several minor changes, with a new version expected in 2024.
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Keeping Practice Up to Stay Out of That Rut

Without regular practice, skills can grow rusty.
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The Great CFI Lesson Plan Debate

Is it OK for flight instructors to buy lesson plans? Or should they come up with their own?
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Situational Awareness Is Key Inside, Outside the Cockpit

A certified flight instructor offers tips for staying ahead of the aircraft.
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Operations at Nontowered Airports Can Be Tricky

A new FAA AC cautions against performing a straight-in approach to a nontowered airport when there are other aircraft in the pattern.
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What Does It Cost To Earn a Private Pilot Certificate?

There are many variables when it comes to what a client can control and what they can’t.
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When You Find Something Amiss

There's a learning curve to the preflight inspection, which can be intimidating to fledgling pilots.
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When a Learner Messes Up, Who Is Liable?

Under Part 61, the CFI who endorsed the client for solo is directly responsible for their actions.
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Density Altitude: Know Your Enemy

It’s best to crunch the numbers before density altitude crunches you.
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When Is the Best Time To Take the Test?

Variable test center availability makes it more challenging.
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