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Flight Training During the COVID19 Coronavirus Pandemic

How is Learn To Fly helping you to continue your flight training during the COVID19 Coronavirus Pandemic? The COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic is affecting all of us, and we are taking it very seriously at Learn To Fly. We want to do as much as we can to help you to continue with your flight training …

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AIRCRAFT FORCED LANDING TECHNIQUES

AIRCRAFT FORCED LANDING TECHNIQUES

Almost every pilot’s nightmare is practising an aircraft forced landing. Even more so, a real forced landing. To complicate things further, there are a few alternative landing techniques a pilot may be instructed to follow. Even though at Learn to Fly flight instructors offer impeccable pre-flight briefings and guidance throughout the flight, the prospect of undertaking this …

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HOW FLYING CRITICAL INCIDENTS CAN OCCUR

HOW FLYING CRITICAL INCIDENTS CAN OCCUR

When an aircraft flying under Visual Flight Rules (VFR) enters Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC) is sometimes when flying critical incidents can occur. In most cases, this is due to reduced visibility or inadvertent entry into clouds. Both of which happen because of the loss of the natural horizon. Unfortunately, such flying critical incidents have cost the lives …

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PILOT AND AIRCRAFT SAFETY AT LEARN TO FLY

PILOT AND AIRCRAFT SAFETY AT LEARN TO FLY

At Learn to Fly, pilot and aircraft safety is and always will be our number one priority. The cornerstone of our operations ensures we maintain a positive and transparent safety culture.  We continue to uphold an impeccable safety record as conveyed on the Recreational Aviation Australia (RAAus) Accident and Defect Summaries.  The safety culture at Learn to …

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AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE AND SAFETY AT LEARN TO FLY

At Learn to Fly, aircraft maintenance and safety is our number one priority. Our chief engineer and maintenance wizard, Scott Sutcliffe, maintains of all our aeroplanes. Scott has over 20 years experience taking good care of than 20 different aircraft types. To give you a better insight into what takes place, we thought we’d take a …

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WHAT TO EXPECT FROM AIRLINE PILOT PERFORMANCE CHECKS

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM AIRLINE PILOT PERFORMANCE CHECKS

Throughout your career as a pilot, you will be asked to do performance checks. Failures do occur. So pilots need to keep their skills up to scratch at all times to pass with confidence. At Cathay Pacific pilots must complete a flight simulator test every six months and a route check once a year to …

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6 WAYS TO MAINTAIN PILOT PROFICIENCY AND SAFETY

6 WAYS TO MAINTAIN PILOT PROFICIENCY AND SAFETY

Once you achieve the Recreational Pilot License (RPL) or Private Pilot License (PPL), as well as any endorsement or rating on top of that, you must apply yourself to the tasks required to maintain pilot proficiency and safety. Commercial pilots do this by flying a lot of hours, but unfortunately, a lot of RPL and …

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