May 23, 2016| 1

Rules of Thumb That Make Flying Planes Easier

You can make flying planes a little easier by applying a few different rules of thumb provided below. Vern Weiss There’s a lot of minutia and head work involved in flying planes and sometimes a pilot can get bogged down with the calculations and mental gymnastics required. “ East is least and West is best ” and “ Accelerate – North, Decelera …

March 22, 2016| 1

Competency vs Proficiency: A Look at Flying Aircraft Safely

When Flying Aircraft, Exceeding Flight Minimums = Maximum Safety in the Skies! Margie O’Connor Competency versus Proficiency. Flying aircraft  competently means you have met the standards. Flying aircraft  proficiently means you’ve taken that extra step to gain a certain comfort level in the cockpit – you’ve refined and built your competenc …

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