Author Archives: Gordon

Airplane Checkout

Every operation has their own process for setting up new clients and getting checked out in an aircraft.  This guide is to help you get started at Rainier Flight with minimum fuss. Records – There is a bunch of information … Continue reading

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Carburetor Ice

Carburetor ice has caused sweat to break out on many a pilot’s brow.  The Puget Sound area is ripe for carb ice conditions so we will review how carb ice forms and how to predict if you may get carb … Continue reading

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5 Training Tips when Weather Keeps you Grounded

It can be frustrating when weather keeps you on the ground but that doesn’t mean you can’t make progress in your training.  Here are some tips to help you make progress even when the ATIS doesn’t cooperate. Get some actual … Continue reading

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