The House of Rapp

Aviation Myths, Part 1

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My three-part series on aviation myths starts with: logging IMC, flying without charts, perfect eyesight, TBO, and owner-produced parts.

Better or Worse?

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Eighty two years after Jimmy Doolittle invents instrument flying, French pilots finally get access to a viable instrument rating of their own. A brief comparative look at the state of aviation in the Eurozone.

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Are Needle, Ball, and Airspeed Obsolete?

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I teach glass panel. I’m a fan of glass panel. But we need to stay proficient on the steam gauges, too! Here’s why.

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I Love Days Like This

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Recent flights prompt some thoughts about the weather. The rain has been welcome on the ground, but in the air, it’s making life challenging for pilots.

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