Instructor Notes and Links
Mission Statement: To offer all pilots - from Student to Professional - information to improve skills, knowledge and safety.
Cessna 150   MD-11 on takeoff from Anchorage, Alaska
Disclaimer: This information is not endorsed by any airline - Use at your own discretion

For CFIs, Student and Private Pilots:

C-150 Preflight Inspection Checklist - .docx format editable for your airplane(s)
C-150 Normal Checklist .docx format editable for your airplane(s)
        (The above two checklists may be printed on the same piece
        of paper for a 5" x 7" back-to-back kneeboard format)

C-182 Normal Checklist .doc format editable for your airplane(s)
C-150 Weight & Balance spreadsheet - .xlsx format editable for your airplane(s)
C-182 Weight & Balance spreadsheet - .xls format editable for your airplane(s)
ICAO Flight Plan form C-150
Learn-To-Fly - For aspiring Student and Private Pilots
Light aircraft traffic pattern profile
Presolo written test .docx format editable for your airport(s)
Presolo written test for OLV and FYE airports
Private Pilot Review Questions for OLV and FYE airports  New
Private / Sport Pilot Flight Skills checklist
Private / Sport Pilot Knowledge Skills checklist
Radio Communications Procedures
For Professional Pilots:

ANC 7R - View of approach end in good visibility
Approach at Minimums - View of approach end in low visibility
Autopilot Go Arounds - MD-11 / MD-10
HUD / EFVS view
KMEM RNAV 36R - NACO showing LPV
RNP PROCEDURES WITH SAAAR - FAA Advisory Circular AC 90-101
Windshear - MD-11 / MD-10
Thoughts for Pilots

"The best safety device in any airplane is a well-trained, proficient pilot."

             - FlightSafety International

"Current doesn't mean proficient and legal doesn't always mean safe."

             - Adam White, Alaska Airmen's Association
             The Transponder - The Alaska Airmen's Association

AOPA links:

AOPA News - Keep up with aviation current events
Flight Training CFI Resources page - Lesson plans, flash cards, etc.
Student Pilots
Training and Safety for all Pilots

FAA links:

Advisory Circulars
AIM - Current Aeronautical Information Manual
Aircraft / N number Search
Airman Search
Airman Testing
Basic Med - An alternative to the Third Class medical
Become a Pilot
FAAST - FAA Safety Team - Courses, Seminars, Wings Program
FARs - Current list of all Federal Aviation Regulations
Handbooks and Manuals
        Aircraft Weight and Balance Handbook
        Airman Certification Standards (Replaces the Practical Test Standards)
            ACS - Private Pilot Airplane
            ACS - Instrument Pilot Airplane
            ACS - Commercial Pilot Airplane
            ACS - ATP and Aircraft Type Rating
            ACS - Flight Instructor - Airplane
        Airplane Flying Handbook
        Aviation Instructor's Handbook
        Certification: Pilots and Flight and Ground Instructors (AC)
        Instrument Flying Handbook
        Instrument Procedures Handbook
        Knowledge Test Questions
        Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge
        Pilot Training Guides and Information
        Practical Test Standards
            PTS - Sport Pilot and Sport Pilot Instructor
            PTS - Flight Instructor Instrument Airplane
        Student Pilot Guide
        Tips on Mountain Flying
        Training Resources and Guides
IACRA Integrated Airman Certification and Rating Application
ICAO Flight Plan Quick Guide (revised 2019)
Online Resources for Pilots
Terminal Procedures Publications - NACO Instrument Approach plates
TFRs - Temporary Flight Restrictions
WINGS Pilot Proficiency Program
WINGS Pilot Proficiency Program Guide


NTSB Accident Database

Alaska Aviation Weather Cams
NWS Alaska Aviation Weather Unit
NWS Satellite - Anchorage, AK

Personal links:

Cessna 150
Mustang II
"Engine 1 Fire" - audio / ring-tone
"Whoop whoop, Pull up" - audio / ring-tone

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Updated 7/4/2024