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Can You Bank on Your Steep Turns?

Why practice steep turns?  Beyond just passing checkrides, mastering steep turns helps ensure you can maintain complete control (with smoothness and coordination) over the aircraft throughout its flight envelope. This may prove to be useful someday if you need to…

Flying under the Salt Lake City Class B airspace

Route Departure Airport Identifier: U42 Name: South Valley Regional Airport Location: Salt Lake City, UT, USA Distance: 32 nautical miles PilotEdge ATC coverage: SLC Approach Arrival Airport Airport identifier: KSPK Name: Spanish Fork Municipal Airport/Woodhouse Field Location: Spanish Fork, Utah, USA For All…

Night flight to Billings, MT

Route Departure Airport Identifier: 00U Name: Big Horn County Airport Location: Hardin, MT Distance: 37 nautical miles PilotEdge ATC coverage: Billings Approach & Tower Arrival Airport Airport identifier: KBIL Name: Billings Logan International Airport Location: Billings, Montana For All Flights Time of…

Day vs. Night

Take off from your local airport and fly several traffic patterns in the daytime. Then change the time of day to night time and fly several more traffic patterns. Notice the differences and similarities between night and daytime flying. Suggested…

VFR ATC Communications Practice

When: Thursday, December 15 anytime between 1900-2100 Eastern (0000-0200 UTC) Where: In the Flight Sim Coach Discord server | ATC provided at Danbury (KDXR), Waterbury-Oxford (KOXC), and Bridgeport (KBDR) Have you been nervous about keying the mic during your flight lessons? Or hesitant to…

Short Field Takeoffs/Landings

About Bring your skills to the next level by practicing precision takeoffs/landings at two challenging airports in Washington State. You and your remote flight instructor will begin on runway 25 at First Air Field (W16), which is 2100 feet long…

Non-Towered Airport Flight Operations

FAA WINGS Activity Page Overview This activity is intended as a refresher for rated pilots on non-towered airport communications. This fully interactive activity consists of the following performed with a remote FAA CFI from flightsimcoach.com: Total duration: 90 minutes Objectives Get Started To sign up: Book an…