Has flying manually become a forgotten skill?

Has flying manually become a forgotten skill?

When the Wright brothers managed to fly for 12 seconds in dec 1903, it was with a plane with only 12 horsepower and at a height of 3- 4 meters and all manual flying skills. The level of automation today in many modern jets means that pilots rarely fly the aeroplane...
Headset, all you need to know

Headset, all you need to know

What is the best headset for pilots? If we look at some of the manufactures of aviation headsets, we quickly realize that there is a lot to choose from.  Very few of the above produces headsets for every environment, so once you know how and where you intend to...
How do you stay sharp when you cannot fly?

How do you stay sharp when you cannot fly?

For the price of 5 minutes in the simulator, this is good knowledge for both training departments and pilots. The majority of all pilots are currently now grounded, due to Corona Virus Restrictions. As time goes by both airlines and pilots are faced with a...

Is now a good time to start pilot training?

While the Corona Virus has thrown Aviation and many other industries onto the knees, you can still find flying schools stating “now is a good time to start becoming a pilot”. It takes about 2 years to become a pilot and we all hope things will return to...