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Attitude Instrument Flying

Attitude Instrument Flying Flying instruments is one of the most challenging and rewarding achievements you’ll attain in aviation. Developing a good instrument scan is the foundation required to meet all the challenges that instrument procedures have to offer. It is a fundamental skill that all pilots need to learn how to master. Yet, it is …

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Commercial Pilot Path

Commercial pilot

Commercial Pilot Path Congrats, you made it. Welcome to your commercial certificate course. As you commence your training, you will realize how much you do not know yet. Commercial regulations, complex systems, and multi-engine aerodynamics are some of the subjects we will cover in this course. Before we begin this new chapter, let’s look back …

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Instrument Rating Path

VFR

Instrument Rating Path One of the best parts of becoming an Instrument Pilot is the availability to fly inside the clouds. The feeling is beyond description, but a pilot can even attempt to do this only if he/she masters the understanding of flight instruments, departure procedures, arrivals, and instruments approaches. The instrument flying’s fundamental has …

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Multi-Engine Aerodynamics

Multi-Engine Aerodynamics One of the most exciting parts of being a pilot is getting to fly a multi-engine aircraft. Having the possibility to fly faster and higher are some of the perks obtained from getting your multi-engine rating. However, multi-engine pilots must understand the aerodynamics related to this type of aircraft to operate them safely. …

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Instrument Landing System (ILS)

ILS

Instrument Landing System (ILS) Most navigation systems approved for Enroute and terminal operations under IFR, such as VOR, NDB, and GPS, may also be approved to conduct instrument approach procedures. The most common system in use in the United States is the ILS. An ILS (instrument landing system) operates as a ground-based instrument approach system, using a combination …

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Private Pilot Path

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Private Pilot Path Welcome to the world of aviation. You are about to commence on a journey of venture, exploration, and discovery. Throughout history, we have fantasized about achieving the freedom and power of flight. We have looked to the sky, marveled at the birds, and wondered what it must be like to escape the …

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RNAV Approaches

RNAV

RNAV (Area Navigation ) Aviation is currently in a transition from ground-based navigation equipment to Global Navigation Satellite System. Nowadays, it is hard to find an airplane that doesn’t include a fully equipped GPS as part of the avionics. Instrument-rated pilots must master the GPS while performing an RNAV approach and be thoroughly familiar with all …

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Complex Systems

Complex Systems A complex airplane, by definition, is an aircraft that has retractable landing gear, a constant speed propeller, and flaps. In this course, we will explain how a hydraulic landing gear and a constant speed propeller operate. It is critical for a pilot to have a full understanding of these two systems to fly …

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CAX Regulations

CAX Regulations Federal Aviation Regulations affect every aspect of flight. Commercial pilots must become thoroughly familiar with all the regulations affecting commercial operations. This course will cover the most significant Part 61 and 91 regulations that commercial pilots need to know to take advantage of the privilege of being compensated! Course Objectives Become familiar with part …

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Mastering ATC Communications

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Mastering ATC Communications All pilots must ensure a strong emphasis on ATC communications; here is where a safe flight begins. Understanding the aviation terminology is key for successful training. As a student pilot, you will probably feel overwhelmed by all this information. In this course, we will guide you step by step on communicating with …

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Environmental and Ice Control System

Environmental and Ice Control System Airplanes with high-altitude performance capabilities permit higher cruising speeds and allow their pilots to avoid many adverse weather situations. However, hazardous physiological conditions are likely to be encountered unless the airplane is equipped with an oxygen or pressurization system. Ice control systems further increase flight safety in the event icing …

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Trivia

Trivia

EcFlight Trivia The Path to Success Starts with Practice. Whether you are aiming for becoming a 777 captain or starting this new chapter in your life, we can help you free of charge.

Aircraft Performance

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Aircraft Performance Performance is a term used to describe the ability of an aircraft to accomplish certain things that make it useful for certain purposes. For example, the ability of an aircraft to land and take off in a very short distance is an important factor to the pilot who operates in and out of …

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Flight Instruments

ATC, communication, flying,

Flight Instruments To safely fly any aircraft, a pilot must understand how to interpret and operate all the flight instruments. Also, he needs to be able to recognize any errors or malfunctions of these instruments. This course will explain the pitot-static system, gyroscopic instruments, and the magnetic compass in detail. When a pilot understands how …

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Aircraft Systems

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Aircraft Systems Today, the Cessna 172 stands as the most popular airplane ever, with around 43,000 produced, according to Cessna’s numbers, including variants. Cessna became the craft of choice for many flight schools. In this course, we will cover all aircraft systems with a focus on a Cessna 172. As a pilot, you must become …

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IFR Cross Country Planning

IFR Cross Country Planning Federal Aviation Regulations require pilots to file an IFR Flight Plan so they can legally operate in controlled airspace under IFR. Every flight in IMC conditions requires pilots to use their ADM skills as much as they can so they can always stay two steps ahead of the airplane. Like any …

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VFR Cross-country flight Planning

VFR Cross-country Flight Planning This chapter provides an introduction to cross-country flying under visual flight rules (VFR). It contains practical information for planning and executing cross-country flights for the beginning pilot. Air navigation is the process of piloting an aircraft from one geographic position to another while monitoring one’s position as the flight progresses. It …

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IFR Regulations

IFR Regulations Federal Aviation Regulations affect every aspect of flight. Instrument Rated Pilots must become familiar with the regulations affecting IFR operations in controlled and uncontrolled airspace for them to operate safely in the National Airspace System. In this course, we will cover the most significant Part 61 and 91 regulations that pilots need to …

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