How Do New Flight Students Obtain Credentials?

Here's what you need to know about obtaining a TSA endorsement and applying for a student pilot certificate.
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Why Is Area Forecast Discussion Important for Preflight Planning?

The AFD is a vehicle for the forecaster to document technical reasoning behind the forecast they just issued.
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What If I Hit an Animal with My Airplane?

There is a procedure for that.
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Decoding the Weather

The goal of the coded form was to allow forecasters and observers to key in data quickly.
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How Is an Engine Failure Handled on a Boeing 777?

Considering that a Boeing 777-300 with GE 90-115 engines has a thrust rating of 115,000 pounds per side, the resulting asymmetric thrust from ...
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When Is It OK To Use Pitot Heat?

Pitot heat is an anti-icing device, not a deicing, so the prudent thing to do is to activate it when in flight and ...
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Does an Endorsement Cross State Lines?

Here's what you need to know regarding obtaining an endorsement and completing a check ride in different states.
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Am I Allowed To Review the Aircraft Logbooks Before I Rent?

Reviewing an aircraft's maintenance logbooks before renting is always a good idea.
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What Can You Do To Avoid an Incident or Accident?

FLYING's Pia Bergqvist explains the best strategy for avoiding a disastrous aviation event.
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Are There Any Amendment Criteria for a TAF?

When there’s a discrepancy, an aviation weather forecaster can make an update.
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