Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) licencing fees up by 200%
Apr10

Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) licencing fees up by 200%

Flying Ireland has reported that licensing fees from the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) are to increase by as much as 200% in certain areas from previous rate last set in 2015. The Irish aviation news outlet has analysed the IAA’s updated Schedule of Charges, specifically for Pilot Licensing, highlighting the original charges in the 2015 Fees Order versus the latest fees just published. Flying Ireland remarks that the new Schedule of...

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VOR navigation in minutes
Feb04

VOR navigation in minutes

How to fly a VOR made simple! In this video pilot and YouTuber, Evan Luft demonstrates how to tune, and navigate, using a VOR as simple as possible! According to the influencer, VORs are an essential part of IFR flying, and can be very useful when flying VFR. New student pilots may find VORs confusing to begin with, however using one is much easier to understand after seeing it in action. While in flight, Luft tunes a VOR to show you...

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Practise – Demonstrate – Teach
Jan29

Practise – Demonstrate – Teach

As a Flight Instructor Examiner (FIE) I get to observe many instructors delivering flight training exercises and most of them perform satisfactorily. Occasionally I come across one or two that really don’t know what they are trying to teach. This may be due to poor and inadequate training during the instructor course, or it might be they have forgotten what to do or, more importantly, how to do it. The process of teaching can best be...

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DA42 engine failure during take-off demo
Aug20

DA42 engine failure during take-off demo

Diamond Aircraft demonstrate a engine failure after take-off (EFATO) in its multi engine DA42NG aircraft. The single engine flight characteristics were conducted with cutting the engine at various heights, starting from 50ft down to rotation. A successful land-back was demonstrated in all instances, with a subsequent demonstration of a safe continued flight after an engine failure at 50ft. All engine failures had docile handling...

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No Deal Brexit for Pilot Training Organisations Based in the UK
Nov29

No Deal Brexit for Pilot Training Organisations Based in the UK

No Deal Brexit for Pilot Training...

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