TAILWINDS

Training News To Keep You Current

 

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.
Behind the eye: Pilot preparation for hurricane season

Behind the eye: Pilot preparation for hurricane season

Hurricane season is upon us again. If you fly in susceptible areas, know your organization's plan for these destructive storms. It is highly unlikely that you will ever find yourself in the situation of actually flying into, around, or near a hurrica...

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Runway Braking From Good to Nil: Contaminated Runway Safety

Runway Braking From Good to Nil: Contaminated Runway Safety

Runway operations continue to be one of the most vital safety-related topics for both the FAA and the aviation community at large. No matter the conditions, the most critical moments of flight occur on and around the runway, making good preparation a...

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Winter Operations

Winter Operations

Old Man Winter made an early appearance this year when snow and frost hit several locations in the North West. Many forecasts also warn of a tough winter ahead, with more snow and cold for much of the northern latitudes. With that in mind CTS has been hard at work at improving and expanding our current Anti-Ice Deice course with a new Winter Operations course. It's never too early to begin thinking about weather changes, and as summer draws to an end cold temperatures and winter storms will present unique challenges to pilots.

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