It's hard to complain about studying for airline ground school when you're in Maui! At Mokulele Airlines, initial training for pilots is conducted in Kahului on the Island of Maui. No one is holding you back from exploring the beaches during free time!
Maneuvering an aircraft at low altitude is something we do on every flight, without giving it much thought. While it's not much different than maneuvering at altitude, the slow speed and low altitude decrease the margins for error.
This industry is such a blessing as it presents so many amazing opportunities. One of those opportunities came via a longtime aviation mentor of mine Joel who is personally flying John Glenn's airplane around the country for everyone to enjoy it.
There are plenty of apps that can do this for us instantly. Yet on a checkride chances are your examiner is going to want to see you do it the old fashioned way so you can show your work. In this video I show you how to fill out a weight and balance form.