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I'm about to return to the instruction ranks. I've had my CFI for 30+ years and I've taught ~250 people to fly. But none in the last 15 years. I've kept my CFI current along the way.

My question is about how much technology to introduce to new primary students. Something like ForeFlight didn't even exist during my main stint of instructing (hell - I was using LORAN).

Is it best to stick to the basics, paper charts, and logbooks at first? Is there a benefit to using something like ...

Gary Moore posted new forum topic
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I'm about to return to the instruction ranks. I've had my CFI for 30+ years and I've taught ~250 people to fly. But none in the last 15 years. I've kept my CFI current along the way.

My question is about how much technology to introduce to new primary students. Something like ForeFlight didn't even exist during my main stint of instructing (hell - I was using LORAN).

Is it best to stick to the basics, paper charts, and logbooks at first? Is there a benefit to using something like ...

Gary Moore posted new forum topic
May '21
I'm looking for a syllabus (both PVT and INST) that is based on the FAA publications (Airplane flying handbook, Handbook of aeronautical knowledge) rather than something like Sporty's and ASA.

Anyone have suggestions :)

thanks
Gary Moore posted new forum topic
Sep '20
The BBC just released a huge archive of sound files - free for personal use.  There are hundreds of different airplane sounds....it's pretty cool.

http://bbcsfx.acropolis.org.uk/?cat=aircraft
Gary Moore posted new forum topic
Aug '20