Author: Dave

What’s the Big Deal about Tailwind Landings?

What’s the Big Deal about Tailwind Landings? From the moment you start learning to fly, you’re taught to take off and land into the wind. I often phrase it as “Like flying a kite in the park, always run into the wind so that you don’t have to run as fast to get it to fly.” There’s no doubt that while you can land with a tailwind, it increases your risk of things going wrong. […]

Pilot Certificate or Pilot Licence – Which Do I Choose?

Pilot Certificate or Pilot Licence – Which Do I Choose?   So you’ve completed an introductory flight, and you’re keen to take your newfound love of flying to the next level. But what should your next step be? There are three ways you can go: obtain a Pilot Certificate (PC), a Recreational Pilot Licence (RPL) or a Private Pilot Licence (PPL). Each option has its pros and cons, so which one should you choose? Pilot […]