Welcome to my world of flight
who is this guy?   Chris's first flight was a totally unmemorable. . .  (more)

Approach plates, airport diagrams, Takeoff - Alternate info

Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM)

Airport Facilities Directory

FAR Part 1 Part 61   Part 91

Sample FAA test questions - all ratings

from the FAA 

Associations and affiliation, local and national include . . .

Read more of my musings each month in AircraftOwner.com

Interested in back columns? Airplane book reviews?   Check here!

Flying books? Here are some favorites

Flying movies? Here are some favorites

Help yourself to a quick FAA medical exam. See how to fast-track the system at the FAA's newest website, MedExpress.faa.gov


Odds and Ends

And what is a Gold Seal Instructor?

Landings? Stalls? Christmas trees? Finding the perfect flight instructor?
A little of everything

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Chris Hope, faa certified flight instructor:
thoughts, essays and practical tips on flying

Here is what I am currently involved with

Free Flights for Kids

Flights for folks with medical needs


So what is a Master Instructor?

What does it take to get a Private Pilot's License?