What is in your flight bag?

How much thought have you put into what goes in your flight bag? Is it just the thing that holds your headset and a few pens or is it a vital piece of flight equipment? It can, and should be both. We polled our team of instructors asking them what they include in...
The Friday 5: Airliners We Wish Could Come Back

The Friday 5: Airliners We Wish Could Come Back

We close each of our monthly newsletters with a list of 5 random aviation tidbits. You can sign up for our newsletter here. This month we’re looking at 5 airliners we wish could come back: The Concorde: It was shaped like a needle. It had four afterburning jet...
SpaceX and the Ultimate Go/No-Go Decision

SpaceX and the Ultimate Go/No-Go Decision

Last month, two NASA astronauts were set to launch into Earth orbit on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Five hundred tons of cryogenic propellant sat ready in the vehicle’s tanks, and navy rescue swimmers sat ready on warships in the North Atlantic prepared to rescue the...
Movie Nights at the Airport!

Movie Nights at the Airport!

“Negative, Ghost Rider, the pattern is full.” “Houston, we have a problem.” “I’m doing everything I can… and stop calling me Shirley! Many of us have a favorite airplane movie, whether it be Top Gun, Apollo 13 or Airplane! Hollywood’s take on flying has...