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  1. Ocala-Orlando-Okeechobee

    What started as a local flight around my Florida home turned into a trip to Disney World and beyond. I departed Ocala in the FS9 Cessna 172, trying to orient myself to local landmarks. I followed a familiar highway south at under 2000 feet. After about 30 minutes, I thought I would head to Orlando, knowing it was vaguely east and south. I didn’t have a flight plan or waypoints, but I was going in the right direction and I was sure I could find a big city.
    The monotonous green slid away ...
  2. 4Tips To Stay Healthy While Flying

    Airports and airplanes can be pretty unhealthy places. This isn't new information, it's been known for a very long time.

    Fortunately, there are several common-sense preventative measures you can take to maintain your health. If your future travels are going to take you to the airport, here are a few tips you might want to try.

    Get Plenty of Sleep
    Getting ready for a trip is often hectic. People tend to leave preparations to the last minute resulting in late-night ...
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  3. How Airplanes Are Becoming Greener

    It's been nearly 120 years since the Wright brothers made the first airplane flight, which isn't really that long, relatively speaking. Today, it seems as though people have always had the capability of heavier-than-air flight. That may be partly because aviation became so significant to everyday life so soon after the first flight occurred. It was only about a decade afterward that airplanes revolutionized military operations with fighting planes in World War I.
    Since then, aviation has ...
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  4. Now is the Time to Buy Your Own Plane

    If you never thought you could own your own plane, it might be time to revisit that idea. Owning a plane can give you independence and even added income. All you need is a plan.

    How to Pay For It
    Other than a house, a plane is probably the biggest investment you will ever make. It might feel like it's taking forever to save for one, especially if you've had a few surprise expenses along the way.
    You might want to switch from plain saving to something called a velocity banking strategy. ...
  5. Solar Installation Tips for Commercial Construction

    As solar power becomes more affordable and accessible, commercial buildings are increasingly being retrofit with solar panels to take advantage of an endless supply of renewable energy from the sun. However, when you build a new commercial building, you can design it specifically for solar power. Here are some tips on how to do that effectively.

    Choose Roofing Materials With Solar Power in Mind
    The roofing material used has a part to play in the overall solar power system cost. ...

    Updated 07-28-2021 at 02:37 PM by kevgardner83

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