Private Pilot Ground School – Lakeland, FL

Take the first step toward becoming a pilot!  Saturday morning Private Pilot Ground School classes at the Lakeland Airport begin February 4, 2017. Location: Tailwheels, Etc. 3131 Flightline Dr. Suite 205 Lakeland, FL 33811 Space is limited to approximately 10 seats.  Call to preregister: (863) 401-3592 Classes will be held from 8am to 12pm on the dates … More Private Pilot Ground School – Lakeland, FL

Alternate Airports

Why select an alternate? When filing an IFR flight plan, when are you required to select an alternate airport?  Practically speaking, if the weather at your destination is anywhere close to minimums, there is a possibility that the weather will deteriorate further by the time you arrive, and you will be unable to see the runway … More Alternate Airports

Instrument Flying Introduction

Both private pilots and beginning instrument pilots need to master basic aircraft control using references to the instruments alone.  This video teaches the hub and spoke method of scanning the instruments.  For all maneuvers, this method involves setting the general airplane configuration using the attitude indicator, and then using the other instruments to make sure … More Instrument Flying Introduction