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  • Rod Machado's How to Fly an Airplane Handbook (Book or eBook) QUICK VIEW Rod Machado's How to Fly an Airplane Handbook (Book or eBook) from $ 44.95
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    Rod Machado's How to Fly an Airplane Handbook (Book or eBook)

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    *Rod Machado’s How to Fly an Airplane Handbook - 510 full-color pages. *All Products Meet New Test Standards! Updated to 2021.*All eBooks are viewable on any device that reads PDFs.*Your eBooks are...
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  • Rod Machado's Private Pilot Handbook (Book or eBook) QUICK VIEW Rod Machado's Private Pilot Handbook (Book or eBook) from $ 49.95
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    Rod Machado's Private Pilot Handbook (Book or eBook)

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    Rod Machado’s Private Pilot Handbook – Third Edition, 656 full-color pages, soft cover. Updated to 2021. All Products Meet New Test Standards! Click video icon to left to learn how to access your...
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  • Rod Machado's Private Pilot Starter Kit QUICK VIEW Rod Machado's Private Pilot Starter Kit $ 134.95 $ 99.00 SALE
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    Rod Machado's Private Pilot Starter Kit

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    SOFT COVER (physical) BOOKS. Updated to 2021. ALL PRODUCTS MEET NEW ACS TEST STANDARDS!These products are the most current and updated products on the market! Enjoy Rod Machado's two most popular private...
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  • Rod Machado's Complete "Digital" Private Pilot Collection QUICK VIEW Rod Machado's Complete "Digital" Private Pilot Collection $ 338.70 $ 199.95 SALE
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    Rod Machado's Complete "Digital" Private Pilot Collection

    $ 199.95 $ 338.70

    Enjoy Rod Machado's private pilot products as a digital (download only) collection for 40% off! This collection gives you all the study material (and more) needed to begin your adventure at learning...
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  • Rod Machado's Plane Talk (Book or eBook) QUICK VIEW Rod Machado's Plane Talk (Book or eBook) from $ 24.95
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    Rod Machado's Plane Talk (Book or eBook)

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    *Rod Machado’s Plane Talk (The Mental Art of Flying an Airplane) – First Edition, 455 pages *All eBooks are viewable on any device that reads PDFs.*Your eBooks are yours forever. Keep the...
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  • Rod Machado's Instrument Pilot's Handbook (Book or eBook) QUICK VIEW Rod Machado's Instrument Pilot's Handbook (Book or eBook) from $ 49.95
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    Rod Machado's Instrument Pilot's Handbook (Book or eBook)

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    Rod Machado’s Instrument Pilot’s Handbook (Book or eBook) *Second Edition (Soft Cover), 656 full color pages, $74.95 *Updated to 2021 - All Products Meet New Test Standards!*All eBooks are viewable on any device that reads PDFs.*Your...
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  • Speaking of Flying (Book or eBook) QUICK VIEW Speaking of Flying (Book or eBook) from $ 24.95
    Speaking of Flying (Book or eBook)

    Speaking of Flying (Book or eBook)

    $ 24.95

    Speaking of Flying, 448 pages, Hardbound, 230 photosAll eBooks are viewable on any device that reads PDFs.   These funny, dramatic, and inspiring stories are some of aviation's finest tales told...
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Latest Posts

  • How to Be a Good Student

    By Rod Machado Every student wants a good instructor. That’s given. What’s often not understood by these same students is that good instructors also want good students. The problem is that no one teaches students how to be good students. Sorry, but... read more

  • How to Sabotage Your Flight Training

    By Rod Machado Are you interested in sabotaging your flight training experience? OK, then let me help. Here’s how to do it. Before you begin your flight training, demand to fly with as many different instructors at the flight school... read more

  • What General Grant Can Teach Pilots About Anxiety

    By Rod Machado When Bob stepped into his Cessna 172 on a recent Sunday morning, he had no idea how difficult it would be to apply power for takeoff. No, his airplane was fine. His anxiety level wasn’t. He sat... read more

  • May the G-force Not be With You

    By Rod Machado This is a actual letter I received from a student pilot along with my reply. Dear Mr. Machado: I don't know what to do. I'm a student pilot whose instructor insists that the turbulence we feel during... read more

  • It's Time to Speak Up

       “Hey Rod, tomorrow I’m taking my little airplane out to see what it can do. I’ll see ya later.”   Those were the last words I ever heard my best friend speak. I never saw him again. The next day,... read more

  • The Forgotten Mechanic

    The Forgotten Mechanic Here’s today’s riddle: Name something that all pilots need and use all the time, often don’t know by name, and depend on completely for the safety of every flight. The answer isn’t obvious, and neither is this... read more

  • Weber's Law

    By Rod Machado If you closed your eyes, held out a cup, and asked someone to gently pour water in it, how much liquid would need to be added before you noticed a change in weight? One drop? Probably not.... read more

  • It’s a Long Way Down, Isn’t It?

    Psst! Psst! Come here. Come a little bit closer. I’ve got something I want to ask you, and I don’t want anyone else to hear. Are you afraid of heights? It’s probably embarrassing to admit it, but if you’re like... read more

  • A Foot in the Mind

    By Rod Machado Psychologist Robert Ornstein, in his book Evolution of Consciousness: Origins of the Way We Think, talks about a person he knew as Jim. Jim’s reputation was based on his ability to get others to do things for... read more

  • Dive and Drive: Fact or Fiction? Maybe Both?

    By Rod Machado I am a "dive and drive" denier. There, I said it and I'm not taking it back. The term "Dive and Drive" is used by some instructors in the pejorative sense. It's a pointy phrase that's released like a... read more

  • Pilots, Poets & Psychologists

    By Rod Machado Mention the word poetry to a pilot and he'll act like he's in a hotel fire. He'll think: get low, get down, get out. Admittedly, even I get the heebie-jeebies at the mere mention of haiku (that's... read more

  • The Power of Flight Simulators

    Flight Training on a Budget By Rod Machado Over a period of two semesters, a young college student with two intro flights in his logbook acquired approximately 60 hours of supervised training using a desktop flight simulator. Curious to test... read more