Welcome to my world of flight

Chris Hope, faa certified flight instructor

thoughts, essays and practical tips on flying in Kansas City and around the country

who is this guy? Chris's first flight was a totally unmemorable . . .(more)

Associations and affiliation, local and national include  . . . (more)

So, what is a Master Instructor?
And what is a Gold Seal Instructor?

Flying books? Here are some  favorites . (more)

Flying movies? Here are some favorites . (more)

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UPDATE  Here's what I am curently into: 

Free flights for kids

Free flights for folks with a medical need

You can be part of these. Join me!

Help yourself to a quick FAA medical exam.  See how to fast-track the system at the FAA's newest website, Medexpress.faa.gov

Lots of other stuff 
still pertinent

What does it take to get a Private Pilot's License?

So, what is a "Sport Pilot"?  What is a "Recrational Pilot"?  Are they somehow different from a"Private Pilot"?  Here is the low-down.

They say that any landing you can walk away from is a good one.  But some landings leave the airplane in pretty bad condition.  Do you need to call the Feds? Probaby not.  Check out these situations.

From the FAA, an old mag with a new name.  But still great information.  Check it out

Comments, questions, or just want to chat about anything aviation?  Drop me a note or call: 816-763-5205

updated March 10, 2018