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Coming To An Airport Near You: The Cirrus Vision Jet | Boldmethod

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The world’s first personal jet just received FAA certification. And with deliveries starting this year, it’s coming to an airport near you. How’s that for an early Christmas present?

Want to learn more about the Vision Jet? Check it out here.

The world’s first personal jet just received FAA certification.

Source: Coming To An Airport Near You: The Cirrus Vision Jet | Boldmethod

7 Types Of Turbulence That Can Rock Your Flight | Boldmethod

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Flying through turbulence can be stressful and fatiguing, so it’s good to understand where and how it happens.

Here are the 7 most common types of turbulence:

1) Clear Air Turbulence

CAT normally occurs outside of clouds at altitudes above 15,000 feet MSL, and its caused by strong wind shears in the jet stream.

Source: 7 Types Of Turbulence That Can Rock Your Flight | Boldmethod

An Opportunity to Give Back & Support Our Local Communities | Madox Air Sports The Gambia

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We think it is important that people choose where to donate based on how they wish to help others the most. So, if you wish to help out, why not consider visiting The Gambia and take a flight to a …

Source: An Opportunity to Give Back & Support Our Local Communities | Madox Air Sports The Gambia

Avoiding Spatial Disorientation On Your Next Instrument Flight | Boldmethod

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Flying through the clouds on an IFR flight can be one of the most exhilarating things you can do. There’s nothing quite like busting in and out of ‘the soup’. Even better, there’s no feeling quite like seeing the runway appear at the end of an instrument approach. But flying through the clouds is not without risk: between 5-10% of all general aviation accidents result from spatial disorientation, and of those accidents, 90% of them are fatal.

Why Disorientation Happens In The Clouds?
Your eyes are your primary sensory input when you’re flying. You look outside, you see which way the sky is pointing, and you adjust your airplane. But all of that falls apart when you’re in the clouds…

Source: Avoiding Spatial Disorientation On Your Next Instrument Flight | Boldmethod

Spin Recovery: What’s The Purpose Of Each Step? | Boldmethod

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Spins are always a hot topic, and spin recovery is one of the first maneuvers you learn in flight training. Many of us learned the spin recovery acronym “PARE,” for Power, Aileron, Rudder and Elevator. It’s a great way to remember spin recovery technique – but do you know what each step does?

Source: Spin Recovery: What’s The Purpose Of Each Step? | Boldmethod

Parasite Drag: What Is It? | Boldmethod

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So what is it, and how does it affect your plane?

If you want to understand parasite drag, you’ll need a little background on what “drag” is in general. When two masses are in contact, they resist each other’s motion. In the case of an airplane, air resists the forward motion of the airplane. So when it comes to flying, drag is the resistance of an aircraft’s movements through air….

 

Source: Parasite Drag: What Is It? | Boldmethod

Kick Your Fear Of Stalls With A Falling Leaf | Boldmethod

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Afraid of stalls? You’re not alone. In fact, nearly every student pilot is apprehensive about stalls – especially full stalls.

Source: Kick Your Fear Of Stalls With A Falling Leaf | Boldmethod

Afraid of stalls? You’re not alone. In fact, nearly every student pilot is apprehensive about stalls – especially full stalls.

Think about it… Your stall warning horn’s blaring in the background (a sound that clearly indicates you should stop doing whatever you’re doing), your aircraft’s nose suddenly jerks down and a random wing drops. You try to correct and everything gets worse. No wonder nearly every student pilot has sweaty palms during their first (and second, and third) full power-off stall.

Video: Watch: Amazing moment A380 flies under hovering helicopter – Telegraph

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A crew member onboard a helicopter captured the moment an A380 flew under their helicopter while filming a stunt for an Emirates promotional film

Source: Video: Watch: Amazing moment A380 flies under hovering helicopter – Telegraph

A video has emerged of an amazing moment the world’s biggest passenger plane, the A380. flew underneath a hovering helicopter.

The manoeuvre was perfromed near Dubai in the UAE as part of a promotional film for Emirates Airlines.

The helicopter was being used as a filming platform, however, the footgae from the video above is from a mobile phone from the flypast.

In the video, the plane can be seen swooping in from the right of the helicopter and then flying underneath and exits on the left.

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