Here at Stick ‘n Rudder, ensuring our pilots learn to fly in varied conditions is something we focus on in our courses. Varied conditions involve learning to fly in different weather conditions, as it won’t always be perfect blue skies every time you fly. Therefore, we want our pilots competent and confident in all conditions for when they are flying on their own. 

In this blog, we explore the importance of learning in varied conditions, what this means and why we focus on it.

In this blog, we explore the importance of defensive flying, what it enables our pilots to do and why we focus on it.

Why is Learning to Fly in Varied Conditions Important? 

Learning to fly in different conditions ensures our pilots:

What do Varied Conditions Include?

Varied Conditions mean learning to fly in a range of weather conditions, to best prepare pilots to navigate them when flying on their own. These conditions include:

How does Stick n’ Rudder focus on Varied Conditions? 

At Stick n’ Rudder, we offer half and full-day course training structures. This provides our instructors with flexibility to conduct the right training in the right conditions depending on each students’ requirements in their course of training. 

Which courses involve flying in Varied Conditions? 

All our courses involve practicing in varied conditions, but particularly our Learn to Fly courses (RPC, RPL, PPL) and the bush flying elements of the tailwheel course

Ready to Become an Accomplished Pilot?

Our aim is to not just teach pilots how to fly but how to fly in varied conditions to be prepared for any situation that may arise. This ultimately makes them more competent and confident pilots when taking to the skies. 


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