What to expect from your first radio check

What to expect from your first radio check

Congratulations, you’ve just become a student with Soar Advanced Flight Training! You’ve had a class at Box Hill Institute, and now you’re ready to head to Moorabbin Airport for your first flight, Effects of Controls. One of the first things your instructor will show...
Wings And Epaulettes Explained

Wings And Epaulettes Explained

You may have watched pilots walking through the airport and wondered what the stripes and badges worn on their uniforms mean. Pilot’s uniforms are usually professional suit-and-tie looks, and their badges and epaulettes reflect their rank and training. We’ve broken...
Solving the global pilot shortage with SAFT

Solving the global pilot shortage with SAFT

It’s no secret in the aviation industry that pilots are in short supply. It has been predicted that by 2034 the world will experience a shortage of over half a million pilots. According to news.com.au the Asia-Pacific region alone, another 245,000 pilots will be...
Visual and Instrument Flight Rules Explained

Visual and Instrument Flight Rules Explained

When it comes to flying an aircraft, there are two set rules: Visual Flight Rules (VFR) and Instrument Flight Rules (IFR). While many factors influence the decision to follow VFR or IFR, the main one is weather conditions. So, what’s the difference? VISUAL...