One of the great advances in general aviation in recent years has been the widespread availability of datalink weather. Like any technology, though, it can be used improperly. Come along as we examine a tragic accident that highlights an important and often-overlooked limitation of datalink radar.
Here's a short video showing you several ways to lean your airplane's mixture for a high density altitude takeoff. This piece covers leaning for normally aspirated engines having fixed pitch and constant speed propellers. (www.becomeapilot.com)
Take a look at this video if you'd like to improve your ability to evaluate your glidepath visually. The skill shown here is an essential component of landing any airplane safely. The best part is that it's a relatively easy skill to develop when you know the perceptual clues to look for.
Having trouble gauging your touchdown point on the runway? Check out this handy trick for helping you stay on target during short final. ASI Safety Tip: Aiming Point teaches a simple technique for touching down at the right place at the right time.
Here's a short video that presents a memory aid graphic that allows you to remember the VFR cloud clearance and visibility requirements for all types of airspace in which you might fly. It only takes about 10 minutes to memorize this graphic. Draw it on a piece of paper a few times and you'll have it down. You'll be an airspace master!