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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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Preparation to teach a student requires time and effort, which comes in the form of a lesson plan. Every CFI has their personal preferences, but we can help you get started.

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Question of the Day


What is meant by the entry in the remarks section of METAR surface report for KBNA? METAR KBNA 211250Z 33018KT 290V260 1/2SM R31/2700FT + SN BLSNFG WOO8 00/M03 A2991 RMK RAE42SNB42




Advice of the Day


Fly as often as you can! Currency does not equal proficiency.



Airplane of the Day


Aircraft of the Day


Learn more: Cessna 195 Businessliner

Helicopter of the Day


Helicopter of the Day


Learn more: Bell UH-1 Huey

System of the Day


Electrical System: The primary function of an aircraft electrical system is to generate, regulate, and distribute electrical power throughout the aircraft



Aviator of the Day


Aviator of the Day

Wilbur Wright: Learn More!


Regulation of the Day


FAR 61.45: Practical tests: Required aircraft and equipment



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-1690 Hornet: The?Pratt & Whitney R-1690 Hornet?was a widely used?aircraft engine. Developed by?Pratt & Whitney, 2,944 were produced from 1926 through 1942



Event of the Day


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Mishap of the Day