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Pilot is Dead. Now What?

Pilot is Dead. Now What?

Picture this: Flying home with your family, on a King Air. You have flown single engine airplanes before, but nothing as complex as a turbocharged, retractable gear, multi engined aircraft like the King Air....

Sigmets – A Pilots Savour

SIgmets are a way of letting pilots know of dangerous flying conditions in a particular area. The danger could be thunderstorms, hail, a tornado, or even a radio active cloud! They are issued by...

Snoopy’s Christmas

Snoopy’s Christmas

I hope everyone has a good Holiday! Just a little something to get you in the mood.. The Song is called “Snoopy’s Christmas” by The Royal Guardsmen.

Pireps – A Pilots Best Friend

Pireps, or Pilot Reports, are a good way to disseminate timely and important information to other pilots and controllers. A Pirep is used by pilots to let other pilots know of conditions that may...

Flight Planning

Flight planning is an integral part of learning how to fly an airplane. Personally, I think it’s one of the most important things that you learn as a pilot. All during flight school you...

My First Porter Flight

I had the pleasure of flying to Boston via Porter this past weekend. One of the best birthday presents ever! Thanks Sara! We decided to take public transit all the way down to the...

PATWAS

PATWAS

NavCanada offers quite a bit of weather related services in addition to their regular air traffic control duties. One of the features that I’ve started using is called PATWAS or Pilot’s Automated Telephone Weather...