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You should get a weather briefing before each flight. Weather plays a role in a large percentage of fatal general aviation accidents. Did you know that in most of these cases the pilot failed to obtain a weather briefing before the flight or obtained a briefing, was warned about the conditions and decided to attempt... Read More
Know that you will not land the plane perfectly every time. In fact you are going to have some bad landings. That’s all right every pilot has had a bad landing. Just keep practicing and do not give up.
It is important to master your radio communication techniques. Radio communication is one of the most challenging parts of flying for a lot of student pilots and some private pilots. You should spent time listening to your local tower to get more familiar with pilot lingo.
Make sure you don’t rely too much on electronic navigation aids like the GPS in your iPad or the glass cockpit installed in your aircraft. It’ll be good to walk away from training knowing that you can fly without needing the support of a glass cockpit.
Use the thousands of free resources online to help you learn how to fly.
There’s nothing wrong with armchair flying. Bring a checklist copy home with you and get more familiar with your cockpit.
Measured by its longevity and popularity, the Cessna 172 is the most successful aircraft in history. Cessna delivered the first production model in 1956 and as of 2015, the company and its partners had built more than 43,000. The aircraft remains in production today.
New pilots should hang out at the airport and get to know experienced pilots. Having pilot mentors can make a huge difference in your flight knowledge.