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?

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!

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.

And what about an Instrument Rating?

Final Turn In the Azores

Check out this collection of flying tips and other thoughts

Flying books?
Here are some  favorites

Flying movies?
 Here are some favorites


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

updated August, 2020