Flying with an attitude

When you say the word attitude to a pilot, the first thing that pops into their head is the aircraft relationship to the horizon. While this attitude is important, even more important is the mind set that a pilot flies with. It’s important for pilots to recognize hazardous mental attitudes when they fly. Some have… Read More

Student Pilots

One of the hardest decisions that a flight instructor has to make is how much oversight to give to a student pilot after their first solo flight. Flight instructors are required to endorse the logbook of a student pilot prior to every solo flight. A flight instructor is expected to meet with the student, review… Read More

Women in Aviation

Aviation has been thought of as a man’s domain. How this came about is unclear, however Roberts’ Aviation Services strongly supports women involvement in aviation whether it be on a flight deck of an airliner, cockpit of a fighter, behind the controls of a Cessna, or even using a wrench on an aircraft engine. We… Read More

Training

Training in aviation today is more important than ever. The FAA mandates that training be scenario based however older instructors and pilots believe that stick and rudder training is better. At Roberts’ Aviation Services we use both, because as a pilot, you have to be able to understand the nuts and bolts(stick and rudder) but… Read More

Homebuilders

Did you know the first aircraft to ever fly were all home built? Today, most pilots and would-be aircraft owners are familiar with names like Cessna, Piper, Beechcraft, and countless other manufacturers, it was thanks to the original homebuilders, Wilbur and Orville Wright, and those who came along thereafter such as Glen Curtis, who developed… Read More