Flying in Alaska

Flying in Alaska

This course is a compilation of our Alaska series videos as it relates to airspace around the Anchorage area as well as the unique weather products offered in Alaska. From special airspace procedures to watching webcams to determine the weather, this course is meant as an addendum to our Private Pilot Ground School offered here at fly8ma.com, or to help aviators who already hold a certificate and are visiting Alaska from the Lower 48 or Canada.

Spin Awareness

Spin Awareness

Learn the basics of Spins and more importantly how to avoid them! You’ll learn a lot more about angle of attack and stalls, then see a full preflight brief with student and instructor before watching what they actually look like in the airplane and learning the proper general recovery techniques.

Reading Weather Basics

Reading Weather Basics

In this course we’ll cover the basics of reading weather forecasts and observations:

METARs
TAFs
FAs (area forecasts)
You’ll learn the basics of how to read the coded text of weather forecasts, and the important information about each individual weather product you need to know for your written exam and checkride!