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How To: Deal with a flight cancellation

There's nothing more disappointing than finding yourself all packed and ready to travel when you find your flight has been canceled. You can make the best of the situation by finding out just what you are entitled to or how to best ameliorate the situation.

How To: Perform a standard non-precision approach and landing procedure in an aircraft

A pilot that earns an instrument rating is a pilot that's mastered his or her flight skills to a level or precision and accuracy needed to safely fly an airplane through clouds, fog, and other adverse weather conditions. While flying in these weather conditions, known as IMC, or instrument meteorological conditions, a pilot is tasked with flying an airplane solely by reference to flight instruments. The pilot needs to be able to go from takeoff to landing, without having any outside visual re...

How To: Draw up a VFR flight plan

When flying, having a well constructed flight plan is the key to flying safely and effectively. This video will teach you how to calculate the perfect flight plan, research flight paths, traffic, and calculating fuel flow and flight time. There's so much in this video it'll make your head spin!

How To: Become a flight medic

Are you interested in flight medicine? Taking care and transporting critical care patients to and from the sight of their injury to the hospital? In this video, learn from the President of the National Flight Medic Association, Jason Hums MPH what it takes to become a flight medic: what to do after schooling to prep, how to compiete for the job in this highly competitive field, and what wesbites to ceck out for more information.

How To: Maintain that centerline

This episode discusses the four causal aerodynamic factors leading to the overall left turning tendency that an aircraft experiences during flight. Join Scott Ludwig and Seth Hardley as they teach about Torque Effect, Spiraling Slipstream, Gyroscopic Precession and P-Factor and how these principles will affect your aircraft on your next training flight. During the takeoff roll, remember to maintain centerline at all times and don’t get lazy feet.

How To: Perform the Slow Flight maneuver

In this AeroCast episode, UND Aerospace discusses the Slow Flight maneuver as performed in the Piper Warrior (PA-28-161), referencing the procedures and standards outlined in the UND Warrior Standardization Manual. All performance tolerances are based on the performance standards set forth by the FAA Private Pilot Practical Test Standards. Since the most critical phases of flight occur at airspeeds less than cruise, a pilot must always be comfortable with his or her airplane’s handling charac...

How To: Perform the UND Aerodynamics Demonstration

UND Flight Instructor Anthony Bottini discussing in detail the UND Aerodynamics Demonstration. This maneuver is a must-watch for beginning pilots and old, grizzled aviators. The Aerodynamics Demonstration covers the full spectrum of the Fundamentals of Flight and various other flight principles that a pilot must master before being truly proficient in any aircraft.

News: Can Google Flights Really Get You the Best Price Possible?

I hate flying for two reasons. Firstly, I'm afraid of heights and turbulence is absolutely hellish. Secondly, I hate overspending on airfare. Flying can be unnecessarily expensive, especially if you don't plan ahead or must deal with inclement weather. Nevertheless, the travel season is almost here and we're always looking for the cheapest, most convenient flight. But what service actually provides you with exactly that?

How To: Activate flight mode on the Samsung Galaxy Tab

Taking a trip soon? Well, make sure you can still enjoy your Samsung Galaxy Tab up in the air. Turning on the Airplane Mode allows you to use your device safely mid-flight. This video shows you exactly how to active it on your Android tablet. Hit MENU < SETTINGS < WIRELESS & NETWORKS and then select FLIGHT MODE at the top. This will activate it. You can press it again to deactivate it. You can also turn on or off FLIGHT MODE by pressing the power button on the side.

How To: Calculate density altitude when you are flying

In flight school, at some point or another you will be asked to determine your density altitude. In this professionally taught tutorial, lean how to calculate density altitude on a flight computer. This lesson is taught by an instructor from the Golden State Flying Club at Gillespie Field in El Cajon, California. So, if you are just beginning to fly, check out this clip and make sure you know all there is to know.

How To: Find the Cheapest Last-Minute Flights Home for the Holidays

The holidays are quickly approaching, which means everyone will be scrambling over the next couple of weeks to find the cheapest options for flights to wherever home is. There are so many sites to buy them from that it can be hard to know where to start, so we've compiled some tips and tricks for making the process as painless as possible, whether you're flying home for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or whenever.

How To: Fold an origami dragon posed in flight

This origami dragon in flight is pretty difficult so if you're an origami novice it might be best to warm up on something easier. When you do get around to tackling this paper beast remember to be precise and patient. This instructional video provides a visual guide with which to follow along. Origami skills don't just happen over night, so if at first you don't succeed fold, fold again.

How To: Fly stand-by

Need to leave town earlier or later than planned? Flying stand-by is not as simple as it used to be. Learn how to fly stand by - you never know when it may be necessary.

How To: Prevent airplane seats from reclining

There just isn't enough space on airplanes for any one, even those on the shorter end of the spectrum. Top flight nightmares are usually being seated next to a screaming child, a person of large girth, or behind that jerk who reclines their seat for the entire flight. Most people aren't going to respond well to even polite request for courtesy, so that's when a little chair subterfuge comes in handy. Come prepared with a plastic zip tie and this simple trick. Watch this pranking tutorial and ...

How To: Animate a 3D airplane in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those digital pictures into shape with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. In this episode, Ben shows you how to animate a 3D plane in Photoshop.

How To: Fly a helicopter in FSX

This tutorial will explain and demonstrate the basic techniques used to fly a helicopter in Flight Simulator X. These techniques can be applied to real helicopter flight. The video highlights a few techniques you can use when flying a helicopter, but will be difficult to follow if you don't know the basics of how a helicopter operates.

How To: Draw Arios (Gundam)

"The new fighter body of Arios is meant for high speed flight and combat and is capable of atmospheric or zero-gravity flight. Learn How to draw Arios (Gundam). For the full tutorial with step by step & speed control visit: how to draw.

Beat Mirror's Edge Chapter 1: Flight Part 1/2

This is a video walkthrough for Chapter 1: Flight (PT. 1/2) in Mirror's Edge for the Xbox 360. The game has a realistic, brightly-colored style and differs from most other first-person perspective video games in allowing for a wider range of actions—such as sliding under barriers, tumbling, wall-running, and shimmying across ledges—and greater freedom of movement, in having no HUD, and in allowing the legs, arms, and torso of the character to be visible on-screen.

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