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Fly Safe: Manage Your Aircraft’s Energy

Energy Management

When it comes to aerodynamics, it helps to think of energy like a savings account. Learn how to draw on the basics of flight to better manage emergency situations.

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Bonus Video: Practice Flying into IMC in a Sim

The availability of flight simulators allows pilots to better prepare for flying into instrument meteorological conditions (IMC), making accidents from inadvertent flight into IMC a needless tragedy.

Watch this video for a real-life scenario that saved two helicopter pilots' lives. If they had not practiced in a simulator prior, where they crashed every time in similar conditions, they would not have landed and lived.

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