Welcome to The Pilot’s Tip of the Week

Welcome to The Pilot’s Tip of the Week

Each Wednesday morning, you’ll get a short and useful tip in your email inbox with information you can use in your cockpit. You’re in good company — there are over 200,000 tip subscribers like yourself who are committed to improving each week. Many have been receiving these tips since 2006.

Below are popular resources taken from our online courses and pilot-friendly manuals. Developed by our award-winning instructors (see Bios below), they are packed with tips and techniques you can put to work on your next flight. Bookmark this page so you can return to these resources.

Learn From These Experts

If you're spending time with any aviation resource, you should be confident in the instructor's expertise. Please take a look at the brief Bios below to see the caliber of instructors who share their best tips and techniques in the Pilot's Tip of the Week.

Doug Stewart

National CFI of the Year, DPE

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Wally Moran

DPE, NAFI Flight Instructor Hall of Fame

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Tom Turner

NAFI Flight Instructor Hall of Fame

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Bob Nardiello

DPE, CFI of the Year

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John Krug

CFII, FAA ATC Instructor & QA Specialist

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Bob Martens

USAF (ret) Safety Officer, FAA Safety Program Manager

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Rod Machado

CFII, ATP, Author and Aviation Speaker

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Jeff Van West

Vice President, Product Design and Strategy, CFII

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Ryan Koch

CFII, Director of Product Development

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Paul Bertorelli

ATP/CFII, Aviation Writer, Editor

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Dr. Scott Dennstaedt

CFII, author & former NWS meteorologist, founder of EZWxBrief

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Katrina Linder

Air Traffic Controller, ATP, CFII-MEI

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Bruce Williams

CFII, FAASTeam Rep, Aviation Author

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Michael Goulian

Aerobatic Champion & Red Bull Air Racer

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Catherine Cavagnaro

2020 FAA Certificated Flight Instructor of the Year, 2022 NAFI Flight Instructor Hall of Fame

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Dean Showalter


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Kevin Plante

FAA ATC Specialist, Commercial Single/Multi Instrument

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Elaine Kauh

CFII, FAASTeam Lead Representative, Corporate Pilot

Read Bio: Elaine Kauh