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An airline pilot needs help: About his big gut…

Someone calling himself jsfBoat, who we presume to be an airline pilot, has recently posted an interesting “problem” he is having with his gut (as in his belly or abdominal fat…) on the Airline Pilot Forum: My gut is getting progressively bigger, and no matter what health changes I try to make its only change is […]

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Modifying your Cessna into a better aircraft

If you are thinking of modifying your Cessna for the better, a lengthy article by Bill Walker for General Aviation News is a must read filled with useful ideas and tips. In Bill’s experience, most of the changes people make to their aircraft generally involve safety, power/performance, appearance or some combination of these and then […]

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What is the real cost of flight training and flying?

If you are wondering what the real costs of flight training or flying as a general aviation pilot are, a would-be student pilot nicknamed aggieflyer has asked a great question on the Ask a Flight Instructor website about what those costs would be: I know to get a private pilot certification cost anywhere from 5k […]

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What are the stupidest FAA or EASA rules or regulations?

John Zimmerman recently posted a question on Air Facts to ask readers what they think is the worst FAA regulation. John began his post by noting that the most common complaint from pilots about the FAA is the lack of common sense when it comes to applying their regulations with the FAA view of flying […]

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Aviation Dictionary App Now Available. General Aviation News has noted that ASA has just released an Aviation Dictionary App for the iPhone or iPad with more than 10,000 terms and nearly 500 illustrations based on the “Dictionary of Aeronautical Terms” by Dale Crane. The application is available from the iTunes App Store for US$9.99. For […]

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