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

E6B Front Side: Computing Time and Distance

When completing a Nav Log, after obtaining distance and groundspeed, you need to compute time en route, or ETE (Estimated Time Enroute).  See how easy it can be to calculate using your E6B Flight Computer.   Beware of the units! Remember if you’ve measured your chart using NAUTICAL MILES, use KNOTS for your speeds. Also, … More E6B Front Side: Computing Time and Distance

E6B Wind Side: Computing Ground speed and Heading

Using wind direction and velocity, compute ground speed and heading using the wind side of an E6B.  This is required on the private pilot knowledge test, and is useful during preflight planning when creating a nav log. Think of your E6B wind side as having 2 configurations or modes: Wind mode, and Aircraft mode.  Work … More E6B Wind Side: Computing Ground speed and Heading