A virtual view of Anchorage, Alaska from the flight simulator A flight simulator is now available at Jet Air in Green Bay. The Precision Flight Controls CRX AATD (advanced aviation training device) is an excellent learning tool that can … Read More
Ribbon Cutting Contractors finished remodeling the new FBO and our flight school facility at Appleton just in time for our big open house. The past two weeks have been pretty chaotic because of the construction. We can all breathe a … Read More
My prediction about last week’s weather turned out to be true: it was poor flying weather. If I had stayed in Dubuque I probably wouldn’t have flown. It’s been cloudy, rainy, snowy, and windy. I thought maybe I would fly … Read More
The commercial syllabus calls for practicing complex aircraft operations in the simulator, mainly to get used to operating the landing gear, flaps, and power correctly. I did slow flight, stalls, a go-around, and the Dubuque ILS 36 approach in the … Read More
This time it was 1.6 hours in the simulator to finish up some commercial syllabus requirements. I did tracking, holding, a DME arc, and three approaches. Now I’ll be instrument current for six more months.
1.5 hours of simulator torture today! Tracking, bracketing, and three approaches.
I passed my stage check in the simulator this morning. All I have to do to get my instrument rating now is pass the checkride. First I plan to fly with my instructor this week to refresh a few skills. … Read More
Yesterday I spent an hour in the simulator and finished my lesson on partial panel approaches. I managed to do a DME arc, VOR approach, NDB approach, and localizer approach without using the attitude indicator or heading indicator. And oh, … Read More