March 2019 VFR mastery video & entry Rules

Step 1: Enter to Win the $1,499 Mavic 2 Pro

– Pro quality, 20-megapixel Hasselblad camera
– 31 minutes flight time up to 44 MPH
– 1080p video transmission up to 5 miles away
– Omindirectional object sensing

Sweepstakes Rules:
– One entry per person, no purchase necessary
– Deadline for entry: 3/24/2019
– You must be at least 21 years old to enter
– You’ll also get the free Pilot’s Tip of the Week
– Your info is not shared

Step 2: Try This Decision-Making Challenge

Here’s your dilemma:

A day of fair-weather flying, tailwinds, and an on-airport restaurant with the tastiest barbecue in the county: What could be better? The after-lunch departure, however, leaves you deciding between departing uphill and upwind, or downhill and downwind. Trees off one runway end complicate matters further. Don’t wait too long; this fair weather won’t last.

How would you depart?

Watch this video for more details on this scenario and decide how you would handle it. You’ll have a chance to compare your choice with other pilots and learn from our experts. It’s full of useful tips and techniques for departing short fields.

Click the video above to start. Trouble with the video? Click here.