A Guide to Best Practices for Runway Takeoff and Landing

Every pilot faces the critical moments of takeoff and landing with a mix of anticipation and preparedness. These phases, while routine, carry inherent risks and demand precision and control. This guide provides pilots with the best practices for managing takeoff and landing on the runway, focusing on ensuring safety and improving efficiency.

Understanding Aircraft and Preparation

Before any flight, the understanding of your aircraft’s specific performance metrics is vital. These include takeoff and landing distances, payload capacities, and understanding how modifications or weight changes could affect performance. Pilots should complete a comprehensive pre-flight checklist, which includes checking the mechanical health of the […]