Commercial Stalls

Remember at the Commercial Level, you should recover from a stall at the buffet, not let the airplane actually “break” into the stall.  Whether you are performing a power on, power off, accelerated stall, trim stall, or any type of stall ever, the idea is always the same.  Do WHATEVER it takes to force the […]

Transponders Pr Copy

MODE C Transponders Well first, what is a transponder?  A transponder is a little box mounted in the panel of your airplane where you can set a 4 digit code that ATC assigns to you.  The purpose of this box is to tell ATC where you are and how high you are.  Transponders are also […]

Transponders SC

MODE C Transponders Well first, what is a transponder?  A transponder is a little box mounted in the panel of your airplane where you can set a 4 digit code that ATC assigns to you.  The purpose of this box is to tell ATC where you are and how high you are.  Transponders are also […]

Transponders Pr

MODE C Transponders Well first, what is a transponder?  A transponder is a little box mounted in the panel of your airplane where you can set a 4 digit code that ATC assigns to you.  The purpose of this box is to tell ATC where you are and how high you are.  Transponders are also […]

Constant Speed Propellers

A common topic in Commercial Pilot Training is the Constant Speed Propeller.  To simplify this mystery, we’ve broken this topic into two videos (parts 1 and 2).  We recommend you watch both, and feel free to re-watch them, or even ask questions using the ASK A QUESTION tab at the top of the page if […]

All Other Aircraft

For the other Airplanes… While the majority of aircraft arriving into Sun N Fun will use the LAKE PARKER ARRIVAL PROCEDURE, some fall into different categories.  Below are the other categories: Choppertown You guessed it, Choppertown is for helicopters.  For more information on this part of the NOTAM, click here. Paradise City Flying to Sun […]

VFR Holding

So what happens when too many airplanes show up at once? While the controllers at Sun N Fun do a pretty amazing job landing an enormous amount of traffic very quickly, it is potentially feasible that too many aircraft may arrive at one time for ATC to safely handle.  In this case, there are set […]