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On a lighter note, we can focus on the term "Steiggradienten". The literal translation is "rise gradient", which could be interpreted as "rate of climb" for a given throttle setting, at a constant airspeed. Answer 3 does deal with "Strecke" or "route or distance" traveled to sink 50 meters, but is incorrect. ...


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I would say no. Flying is something that requires practice, you can't do it piecemeal. Once you can commit the time and money, go for it! It's a very rewarding skill but like most of those, it requires maintenance in the form of regular practice. If you can't do that, I wouldn't get started.


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Flight training nowadays is based on WWII-era programs that had the aim of mass producing pilots. Downside is that nowadays 40% of those who start training, don't get their PPLs (planeandpilotmag.com). AOPA looked into this issue, and the top reform proposal to fix that is: [Establishing] a standardized training syllabus that is carefully followed — AOPA ...


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My humble advice is to take a single introductory flight in the Cessna 150 to galvanize your interest and increase your motivation. Go to ground school first and then (preferably) start your flight training (in the C150) in earnest once you have the time and money available to take lessons on a regular schedule (once a week minimum, three times a week ...


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If possible, apply to a college which has a flying club open for students. You'll get ground school, flight training, and flying time at a discount and you can pace your progress according to how much free time and money you have.


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If you have ready access to university, do the degree first. You won't have time later, and if you get a pilot job in future and lose your medical for whatever reason, you will have an education to fall back on. In any case, the aviation industry is going to take a number of years to recover from this whole "plague" fiasco, so you shouldn't be in ...


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An AATD is an Advanced Aircraft Training Device. It is the lowest qualified device by the FAA (think Redbird.) An AATD will have to simulate a cockpit of a specific aircraft. An FTD or Flight Training Device, will feature a full cockpit of the aircraft, reinforcing the proper muscle memory for training (think of a full motion sim - minus the motion.) FTD's ...


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