Posted By: Hal Bryan Posted: 7/9/2010 21:12:16 This is the end result of what happened, when I tried to teach myself how to fly an Ultralight with only 16 hours of experience in a Cessna 150. Tail dragger in addition. This was a great little plane and those who flew it loved it! I had […]
For those studying to get their Sport Pilot license or even Private Pilot, you need to know this stuff like the back of your hand. You should have all the information in this video well memorized.
This past weekend I took some photos of the plane we use out here at Chester.
I ran across this video on youtube. This reminds me of the days when I used to fly around at 35 mph in my Lazair. This is a Hummingbird 103 – another twin engine ultralight.
Ultralights have been around since the late 70’s – at least as being classified as ultralights. Since the start there has always been a “way” to learn how to fly. Even now, despite there being no true “ultralight trainers” you can still learn to fly. Whatever you do, don’t go hop into an ultralight and […]
FAA Safety Team | Safer Skies Through Education Stabilized Approach and Landing Notice Number: NOTC4888 Focusing on establishing and maintaining a stabilized approach and landing is a great way to avoid experiencing a loss of control. A stabilized approach is one in which the pilot establishes and maintains a constant angle glide path towards a […]
If you’ve never flown a cub then you’re in for a real treat! The Piper J3 Cub is one of the greatest airplanes ever designed. It’s extreme simplicity and forgiveness make it a great trainer. It has been said by many cub pilots that the Piper Cub is an easy airplane to fly, but a […]
I originally got my Sport Pilot certificate in a 2006 AL3 American Legend Cub. So I have some obvious preference to that airplane. Today I rent and fly the old 1946 J-3 Cub. However, it would be interesting one day to hop into one of these CubCrafters cub look-a-likes to see the difference.
Here is an old film from 1943 that shows the construction of the J-3 Cub back in the day. Very informative!
I ran across this great youtube video all about the Piper J3 Cub. I think I may consider requiring my students to watch this before they get too far along in their initial training.