Two Methods To Develop Decent Descent Planning

Two Methods To Develop Decent Descent Planning

We know that what goes up must come down, but when I was in flight training, I always had a hard time determining exactly when to come down. I’d tend to begin my descent to an airport too late, when it was in clear view, leaving me with a more rapid descent than...
Three Tips For Becoming A Professional Avgeek

Three Tips For Becoming A Professional Avgeek

As the Clayviation community grows, I like to find ways to get involved with other organizations and be a part of positive growth in the aviation community. A group of aviation bloggers is assembling around a friend of Clayviation called Hangaround. This...
Six Easy Steps To Create Your Passenger Briefing

Six Easy Steps To Create Your Passenger Briefing

Any time I run through my checklists and get to the “Passenger Briefing” line, I can’t help but think back to a scene from the movie Tommy Boy. David Spade and Chris Farley are posing as flight attendants and get stuck with the passenger briefing....
Keep These Five Aviation Traditions Alive

Keep These Five Aviation Traditions Alive

Have you ever stopped to think about why we blow out the candles on our birthday? How about carrying the bride over the threshold or eating turkey on Thanksgiving? While they all likely have a logical origin, these sorts of things are often continued today simply...