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Aviation Information comes from a variety of sources, which requires a lifetime of dedication to perfect.

The CFI, or Flight Instructor Notebook, is an instructor's guide to navigating the sea of resources to provide useful guidance for their students and themselves. Our notebook aims to enhance pilots' aeronautical knowledge by explaining various topics and referencing their sources to enable further learning.

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Question of the Day


How does humidity (moisture) affect air density?




Advice of the Day


When flying VFR, continue to enter ATC frequencies relevant to your airspace to monitor traffic.



Airplane of the Day


Aircraft of the Day


Learn more: Airbus A330

Helicopter of the Day


Helicopter of the Day


Learn more: Sikorski S-333

System of the Day


Induction Systems: The induction system brings in air from the outside, mixes it with fuel, and delivers the fuel/air mixture to the cylinder where combustion occurs



Aviator of the Day


Aviator of the Day

Wilbur Wright: Learn More!


Regulation of the Day


FAR 61.18: Security Disqualification



Maneuver of the Day


Soft Field Takeoffs: Soft field takeoffs are used to obtain maximum performance when departing from a soft or rough runway surface



Emergency of the Day


Engine Failure: The total loss of power requires immediate actions which depend upon speed (life) and altitude (life insurance)



Powerplant of the Day


R-2180: Pratt & Whitney R-2180?was the designations for two closely related radial engines developed in the United States by?Pratt & Whitney



Event of the Day


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Mishap of the Day