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Chair flying pilot training

IFR Anyone? Even if we can't fly, we can still practice by visualization.

Chair flying is a recommended way to keep up with your pilot training It’s the first day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere – March 21 – but you wouldn’t know it by looking outside.  We have snowstorms all across Alberta with the city of Edmonton under a snowfall warning.  When we have bad weather days and aren’t able to ...

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A student of weather

A student of weather.

Being a pilot means being a student of weather – all the time. Weather is so fickle in Alberta that you quickly learn how much flying depends on it. I did my ground school for my PPL a few years ago at Centennial Flight School in Edmonton City Centre airport.  After years of putting it off, I’m finally getting myself ...

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