Terms and Definitions

Terms and Definitions As I mentioned in the video, there’s 2 approaches: You can lump all the terms and definitions into the beginning of your…

Left Turning Tendencies

Left Turning Tendencies   Torque Involves Newton’s Third law When the propeller turns one direction, the plane will turn the opposite direction. Most propellers turn…

How The Airplane Flies

Turns and Load Factor   What Makes an Airplane Turn? An airplane turns using the “Horizontal Component of Lift.” Also known as Centripetal Force. When…

Four Forces of Flight

EQUILIBRIUM OF FORCES Students can easily get confused as far as how the 4 forces of flight relate to each other. Teaching them the following…

Teaching Theory

Basic Teaching Theory Teaching takes time to perfect, and just like flying, you have to keep striving for improvement in your teaching methods. I want…