5 Lessons Every Pilot Must Learn

You’re excited to become a pilot, Great! During your flight training, your instructor will run you through different safety procedures to prepare you and teach you how to make better decisions as a pilot. Some of these procedures will be very scary, and I’m speaking from experience. Here are some of the scary lessons to look forward to


A power off stall is practiced to teach you on the dangers of stalling the airplane at low speeds, particularly when coming in to land. You are also taught how to recover the aircraft if it stalls.
To simulate a power off stall, you put the aircraft in landing configuration, when ready, pull the power back to idle, then pitch the nose of the aircraft up. Hold the nose up until the airplane stalls.
To recover, you simply pitch the nose of the aircraft down and add power.

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