Under The Hood-Single Engine Instrument Flying

What is Flying Under The Hood? A pilot working under the hood means, he is doing air exercises without visual reference to the outside. When you read or hear the term “under the hood”, it relates to simulated instrument meteorological conditions (IMC), it may or may not be an actual hood. I think it’s better to be called a view limiting device.”refer to the featured image above” What is Instrument Meteorological Condition or IMC? IMC means the weather is not good to fly visually. Usually when the weather is below minimums. Depend on your instruments and navigate yourself to the

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Passed My Private Pilot License Flight Test HM Aerospace

In general, a student will achieve their private pilot license anywhere from 40 to 44 hours. However, they achieve it at their own pace, with patience & confidence. It’s been a while since the last time I updated about flying in Hm Aerospace. It’s been 6 months since I started my first familiarization flight with Capt Dihan back on the 10th of December 2019. Whats Private Pilots License? Designed for flying enthusiasts, the Private Pilot’s Licence (PPL) is an entry-level course that equips you with foundation skills to pilot a single piston-engine aircraft with confidence. Only day flying is allowed & usually

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atplGS Question Bank Review – EASA ATPL Theory

Hello everybody thank you for tuning in to my another new blog post. I am going to be reviewing another airline transport pilot’s license (ATPL) question bank which is the atplGS. To get straight in there, you probably reading this post because you are doing your ATPL or going to be doing your ATPL to get the best possible score during training. Before we continue if you find this post useful, don’t forget to subscribe to the newsletter to get the latest updates and info. In case you missed my previous review on the other 2 ATPL question banks Bristol

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What Is A Cadet Pilot Program ?

Some of you might have come across the word cadet when looking for pilot related information. A cadet pilot program seems to be an amazing opportunity for a future pilot to pursue their career in aviation. Why Not Self Enrolled? It is the same ATPL integrated training program for a pilot’s license except that the main benefit of it is a conditional employment offer from the airline even before starting the training. What? A cadet program is fundamentally a collaboration between a carrier and a flight school. The purpose of the program is to fulfill the companies demand for pilots.

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Pregnancy & Piloting

Boarding a flight can feel like stepping into a time capsule. Early December last year, a lawsuit was filed against frontier airlines alegging discrimination against women. This was because they had to deal with nursing and piloting at the same time. This isn’t the first lawsuit in the industry nor it will be the last. Whether we want to admit it or not, it’s still part of the internal thought process of hiring managers and often the hidden reason why women pilots are hired less. Aviation jobs & piloting by its very own nature is a unique profession. Pregnancy is

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Can people who suffer from motion sickness become pilots?

What is Motion sickness? It is a sensation of vomiting or puking when you are traveling by plane car or boat. Have you ever tried using your mobile phone or reading a book in a car?Your body’s sensory organs send mixed messages to your brain, causing dizziness, lightheadedness, or nausea. Some people learn early in their lives that they’re prone to the condition. This is very common among people. The inner ear is disturbed caused by the repeated motion from a moving vehicle. Are you fit to be a pilot if you are suffering from motion sickness? The answer is

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Why a Captain of an aircraft sits on the left hand-side of the cockpit? Theories & Conspiracies

I hope this would be my last time answering this question. In a cockpit the captain always seats in the left also known as the pilot in command(PIC). He will be in charge of decision making in the cockpit during flight as well as during emergencies   But why is he seated in the left but not on the right. On road some countries allow the driver to be seated on the left and some prefer right. I am not gonna elaborate on the driving part. There are many theories on this but none of it proves on really why

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The Number One Reason Why A Crew Member Enters The Cockpit When One Of The Pilots Leave

You may have noticed it but most of the time when you are in the passenger seat we don’t give a damn about whatever is happening in front. Even the safety demonstration by the crew members some of us prefer to stick our earphones in and ignore. So why a crew member replaces the pilot leaving just 1 pilot and the crew member inside. Is there any conspiracy or fishy about it. The truth is, the civil aviation industry has come up with the “2 person cockpit rule”. Airlines from around the world have announced that they will begin requiring

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Decoding The Secrets Behind Flight Numbers

There is a reason for everything in the aviation industry. From the number of crews in an aircraft to the type of meal both the pilots consume. And the numbers and letters you see on your boarding pass are no random combination. Every airline uses a specific system to scribe letters and numbers to every flight. The letter combinations are always alphanumeric. For example, Air Asia Uses AK, Malaysia Airlines uses MH, Malindo OD, etc. Although each airline has its own rules. They are not allowed to use more than 4 digit numbers which are from 1 to 9999. They

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This Article Will Change The Way You Think About HIV/AIDS & Piloting

Flying restrictions for pilots with a range of medical conditions could be lifted after the European aviation regulator announced a review aimed at relaxing the rules. Back in 2018 EASA restricts commercial pilots with HIV to multi-pilot operations Pilots suffering from a variety of illnesses including HIV, asthma, severe allergies & cardiac illness were totally banned from taking the right or left-hand seat in the cockpits. They were strictly prohibited particularly for new trainees. There was no way for them to do anything about it. Till a recent rule change by the governing body EASA UK Civil Aviation Authority. After

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