Is a Commercial Pilot Certificate Worth the Effort?

A FLYING reader wonders if they should take the step, and finds out why taking it would give benefits they hadn't thought of.
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Strike the Right CHORRD on Takeoff

It's important to focus on risk management by scanning the conditions around you and considering any possible hazards—before takeoff.
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Sky Kings: When Not to Talk to ATC

Don’t drop the airplane to fly the microphone.
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Underwater Egress Training Pays Off

When you can say, “Been there, done that!”
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VFR Into IMC Is a Bad Gamble

Flying into the clouds by accident ends up badly.
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Sky Kings: We’re Not In Kansas Anymore

General aviation in Saudi Arabia.
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Sky Kings: We’re Not Nearly As Lost

Technology sweeping over aviation keeps us on track.
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How Flying Builds Habits for Success

A great reason to encourage prospective pilots.
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The Surprising Missions of the Civil Air Patrol

The CAP operates the largest general aviation aircraft fleet in the world.
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What’s in ADS-B for Us?

Yet another mandate, and with it clear benefits.
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