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Can I carry passengers for hire with a private license?
What is the difference between a Category, Class and Type of aircraft?
What are the currency requirements for private pilots?
What is a Minimum Equipment List?
What aviation medical certificate do I need?
What aircraft inspections are required?
When are pilots required to wear seatbelts?
Why every pilot should read Advisory Circulars
The complete guide to logging night time and landings
What is the difference between Part 91, 121 and 135?
How to decode Terminal Aerodrome Forecasts (TAFs)
The Complete Guide to Understanding METARs (Part 1 and 2)
What does “AUTO” mean in the METAR?
What are the four types of ice?
What should you do if you encounter ice?
CASE STUDY: Can you fly through a convective SIGMET?
How to report turbulence the right way
When should you set the altimeter?
What is the difference between ATIS, ASOS, and AWOS?
What is the difference between VFR, MVFR, IFR, and LIFR?
A Complete Guide to Decoding NOTAMs
Everything Pilots Need to Know About NOTAMs
- How to File a VFR Flight Plan
- How to Open a VFR Flight Plan
- How to Pick Up VFR Flight Following
- How to Cancel a VFR and IFR Flight Plan
What are the VFR fuel requirements?
What is a Temporary Flight Restriction?
What is a Special VFR cloud clearance?
Everything You Need to Know About:
- Prohibited Areas
- Restricted Areas
- Warning Areas
- Military Operations Areas
- Alert Areas
- Controlled Firing Areas
What are standard takeoff minimums?
What is the difference between LPV, LNAV/VNAV and LNAV minima?
What are the differences between Jeppesen and FAA charts? (3 Part series)
When can you log actual vs simulated (hood) instrument time?
How do you pick up an IFR clearance in the air?
How do you pick up an IFR clearance at an uncontrolled airport?
A Practical Guide to Circling Approaches
SMARTER PILOT SERIES:
How to Overcome Anxiety in the Cockpit
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