“A good pilot must never stop learning”
“Flying is 95 percent a head game. Almost anyone can learn the monkey-motion involved with shoving an airplane through the air and planting back on a runway. What matters is how we think. That’s what keeps us alive or gets us dead.” – Rick Durden
NEW! Learn to Turn. See Rich Stowell’s Learn to Turn program. Lots of great information in a free booklet that every pilot should read and there are videos to watch. See the Learn to Turn page on Specialized Aero Works‘ website.
How to be a better Pilot in Training (PT) Do you want to get through pilot training faster and cheaper with better results? Take a look at my recommendations.
A story of professionalism All pilots, not just pro pilots need to treat flying very seriously if they want to maximize safety. Here is a great story of how a pilot’s professionalism paid off in a seriously difficult situation.
Aerobatics Some good information and resources concerning aerobatic flying.
Aerodynamics Further explanation on some really good to know subjects.
All About Spins A page dedicated to spin information.
Aviation Radio Communications Plenty of information on how to use your radio(s) properly.
Designated Pilot Examiner Get an examiner for your checkride.
Emergency Maneuvering Dealing with an emergency becomes far more deadly without a plan and/or training.
Formation Flying Serious fun when done right.
Instrument Flight Flying in “the goo”.
Multi-Engine Knowledge Learn to “tame the twin” properly.
Presentations My creations that can be used for personal learning or presenting to pilots.
Single Engine Turbines Information on flying SE turbine aircraft that differs from pistons.
Tailwheel Fun airplanes and a great skill for all airplane pilots.
Technically Advanced Aircraft (TAA) Glass cockpits, GPS info and more.
Test Pilot Center Information relating to experimental test flight.
Tips for New CFIs Aspiring or new CFIs, here is my list of tips for you that will help in your success.
Upset Prevention and Recovery Training A page dedicated to UPRT learning. Something ALL pilots should get trained for.
Miscellaneous info Random (but good) topics that don’t fit anywhere else.