Aviation | Runway

Runway Length and Width Runways are generally dimensioned to accommodate an aircraft considered to be the critical aircraft. “the aircraft identified as having themost demanding operational requirements with respect tothe determination of movement area dimensions, and otheraerodrome physical characteristics at the aerodrome orpart thereof” To identify the critical aircraft, flight manual performance data of a… Continue reading Aviation | Runway

Aviation | Incident & Accident

Transportation Safety Board of Canada Aviation Safety Investigation: The purpose of an aviation safety investigation into an aircraft accident of incident is to prevent a recurrence; It is not to determine or apportion blame or liability. Aviation Occurence: Any accident of incident associated with the operation of an aircraft, andany situation or condition that the… Continue reading Aviation | Incident & Accident

Contemplation 2 | Unconditional Love

They say parental love is unconditional, those martyrs with their lovers are exhibiting unconditional love, and those who offer their lives in service of the poor and the sick, but it that really the case? I apologise to burst your bubble but there's no such thing as unconditional love. The world we are living in… Continue reading Contemplation 2 | Unconditional Love

Contemplation 1 | Meaning of life

The search for meaning is no different from the search of wisdom, It is not subjective, (meaning it's not a case to case basis) and must be timeless and universal. If a wisdom is not universal then it's not true wisdom. Life is like a game where people are given the opportunity to participate in.… Continue reading Contemplation 1 | Meaning of life

Holiday for Stoics

But perhaps this is the very season when we should be keeping the soul under strict control, making it unique in abstaining from pleasure when the crowd are all on pleasure bent. If the soul succeeds in avoiding either heading or being carried away in the direction of the temptations that lead people into extravagant… Continue reading Holiday for Stoics

Pre-Flight Planning Procedure

ROUTE SELECTION Q: What are the VFR Cruising Altitudes? Are they based on true or magnetic track?A: VFR cruising altitude starts at 3,000' AGLEAST (000º to 179º) Odd thousand + 500 feet | WEST (180º to 359º) Even thousand + 500 feetIn Southern Domestic Airspace, cruising altitude are based on magnetic track (magnetic heading) and… Continue reading Pre-Flight Planning Procedure

Weight and Balance | Loading

TC AIM RAC 3.5 Q: What does useful load refers to?A: It is the difference between takeoff weight and the basic empty weight. In other words, it is the load which is removable, usable fuel, pilot, passenger, baggage, etc. Q: What is the payload?A: It is the load available as passengers, baggage, etc. after the… Continue reading Weight and Balance | Loading