Learn about the use of Recommended Maximum (REC MAX) and Optimum Altitudes (OPT ALT) on modern commercial airliners and how and why pilots use this information.
Learn what is Airbus's "Green Dot Speed", why it's so important and how pilot use Green Dot to improve safety on every flight.
What is a Cost Index (CI) on aircraft and how do airlines use them to reduce costs? What factors are considered when deciding on the best Cost Index?
What do some airports have displaced thresholds on their runways? Why have a displaced threshold and what does it mean for pilots and aircraft performance?
Aviation METARs: the definitive list! What is a METAR weather report and what information does it provide to pilots? Learn how to decode a METAR here!
Find out what a SPECI weather report in aviation is and why it's issued. What information is in a SPECI and where can you get SPECIs?
Maximum Take-Off Weight (MTOW) and the factors affecting take-off performance for airline aircraft.