Tag Archives: CFI

First Flights

When you first go flying with a new student, you should make certain everything is as perfect as possible. In other words, a new student’s first flight should occur very early in the morning when the temperatures are low and … Continue reading

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Teaching Straight and Level

One of the first things a student pilot needs to learn is the task of merely flying straight and level. Sounds simple enough, right? It is, to a degree. Still, there are elements of performing the maneuver (can straight and … Continue reading

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Teaching Self-Confidence

Teaching student pilots how to be confident aviators can be one of the most challenging tasks facing a flight instructor.  Older instructors probably have a better handle on this problem, while new CFIs may still be working on the concept. … Continue reading

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