Your connection with the sky

Training update

, May 8th, 2009

Lately, I've noticed how long it's been since I've been up with Dana.  Looking at the calendar, It's been a month and a half.  After saving up some funds, I scheduled a lesson with Dana for Tuesday after school.   Read More >>

Sailplane instrument panels

, May 4th, 2009

When airplane pilots first encounter a glider instrument panel it can be a jaw dropping experience. Not because of its complexity but its simplicity. Training gliders may have nothing more than an altimeter, ASI, variometer and compass. Instructors will point out that the view outside and a bit of red yarn taped to the canopy are your most important instruments. Read More >>

International Flight Simulator Consortium

, May 1st, 2009

As some of you may know, Microsoft closed its long-running development of Flight Simulator and sacked the entire team developing and maintaining it. They thereby delivered a powerful blow to REAL aviation as well, since FS is and always has been an important platform to get people informed about flying and aviation in general. Read More >>