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Newsletter: Summer 2007

Sad news!! We have recently been informed that our favorite Designated Pilot Examiner (DPE) has decided to call it quits. John McLain one of the most dedicated aviation educators in the area has decided to …

Instructors: Spring 2007

Wayne Webster completed his CFI in April after many years of flying with his commercial license. +50 years of general aviation and many years of flying and teaching ground school classes will enable him to …

Airport: Spring 2007

The 1st 400′ of this runway is rough. We are now encouraging and teaching not soft field technique, but rough field takeoff to avoid damage to the front strut, seals, scissors, and collars of the …

Weather: Spring 2007

Thunderstorms, maybe hurricanes (hope not), haze, high density altitude, carburetor ice, radiation fog , poor performance and high engine oil temperatures all encompass our next four months of flying here in the southeast. Know how …

Aircraft: Spring 2007

After 14 months of being disabled, N5144L our 152 is back in the air. After a terrible landing, repairs have been completed by Airwise Aviation and yahoo, we have our 3rd 152 available for training …

Newsletter: Spring 2007

Stalling and slowflight are an integral part of your assessment. You must not spin the aircraft and understand the use of rudder during this phase of flight. If you yaw too much, rudder will fix …