- Did You Know?
- February 5, 2019
No airplane flies today without the pilots following a detailed checklist for almost every part of the flight from engine start to engine stop. There is just too much for a pilot to remember. In early aviation, flying was simple and the details of flying were remembered by short mnemonics. Pre take off was CIGARREAD MORE
Ever notice colored flashing lights at the top of a tower structure at an airport or landmark? Or maybe wondered how a pilot knows the difference between airports and landmarks at night? The aeronautical beacon is one of the ways pilots can differentiate the different locations by the colors of the beacons. Airport Beacons: NotREAD MORE