Back to Basics - Series 3, Lesson 1

Night Flying

With regular readers of this series now happily navigating their way around the virtual world using just a compass, map and their wits, we can turn to the next phase of flying that may attract GA pilots – visual night flying. You would be forgiven for thinking that flying at night isn’t that different to flying in the daytime but the differences and subsequent challenges of night flying are far greater than just those presented by the absence of the sun. During this series, we will explore these quite significant challenges, how to overcome them and how to utilise flight simulators to practice the skills you may need.

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