Additional Resources

Additional Resources

Two-year programs
The benefits of getting training at a two-year college
AOPA Flight Training, July, 2012

Community college or university?
Which path opens more doors?
AOPA Flight Training, December, 2011

Basic Instrument Panel
What are those gauges and needles telling you?

Easier than You Think
Getting your instrument rating is as easy as 1-2-3
AOPA Flight Training, May, 2009

The essence of IFR
You can prepare for the transition to instrument flying
AOPA Flight Training, October 2005

President's Perspective: Finally flying seaplanes
AOPA Flight Training, June 2005

Pilotage: Smell the fish
AOPA Pilot, September 2004

Tailwheel Transition
A Cub helps an airline pilot rediscover his roots
AOPA Pilot, July 2000

Training Topics: Tailwheel
Pros And Cons Of Learning In A Taildragger
AOPA Flight Training, February 2000

From the AOPA Archives

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IFR and Out of Date, Returning to instrument proficiency, AOPA Pilot

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Getting Rated, What an Instrument Rating Can Do For You, AOPA Flight Training

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Answers for Pilots: New year, new rating, Information resources for AOPA members, AOPA Pilot

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