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
A walk through computing the amount of fuel used between waypoints on an E6B. This is to be completed after you’ve calculated the amount of time between waypoints. See this post for details on computing distance and time.
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
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