December 7, 2012
By Kathy Yodice
As pilot in command of an aircraft, you have a lot of responsibility, especially when you have passengers aboard. Not only must you make sure you are buckled up, but the regulations require that you must also assure that your passengers are buckled up and you must be sure to brief them. I find that the requirements are easiest to remember as a “Rule of Three”: briefing, notification, and use.
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During flight, a pilot observes that the size of the shadow of his airplane moving across the ground is ……?
“Altitude is your friend.” That’s probably what all instructors drum into the heads of their students—especially those working toward the private pilot certificate.
Many pilots consider Class B the exclusive domain of bigger, faster aircraft.
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