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Staying up to date on the latest in aviation isn't just a once-per-year endeavor. Tailwinds brings you the latest in current aviation news, quizzes, flying tips, and training updates from CTS. Keep the wind at your back with our weekly updates.
IMSAFE: Are you fit to fly today?

IMSAFE: Are you fit to fly today?

You may be familiar with the IMSAFE checklist, but don’t forget these lesser-known factors for each letter. Every important aircraft system has checklists for normal, abnormal, and emergency operations, and as the system most integral for flight, the...

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Understanding Hypoxia: Like a Breath of Fresh Air

Understanding Hypoxia: Like a Breath of Fresh Air

Even if you don't regularly fly at high altitudes, knowing how to recognize and treat hypoxia remains a vital skill. It only takes one unwitting adventure a bit higher than intended to throw a pilot a curveball in terms of understanding how to physic...

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Cockpit stretches for pilots: Keeping fit and comfortable during flight

Cockpit stretches for pilots: Keeping fit and comfortable during flight

Even short flights can take a toll on the human body. While sitting in a chair for hours at a time may sound relaxing to some, any pilot knows how stiff and uncomfortable it can be. Even larger aircraft may offer little room to truly stretch out. Com...

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