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The High Cost of Renting

In 1971, the cost of renting airplanes was expensive.  The sad truth about aircraft rental today is that it still remains too expensive.  Relatively speaking, it is more expensive than 35 years ago.  In 1971, a Cessna 150 cost $15 … Continue reading

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The Art of Climbing

Getting to altitude involves more than crawling into an airplane, starting the engine, and pointing the nose up.  Pilots must consider many aspects factoring into the initial climb and the following ascent to cruise altitude.  Some of these include the … Continue reading

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