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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

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    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 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 2020.All eBooks are viewable on any device that reads PDFs.Click video...
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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 2020 - All Products Meet New Test Standards!All eBooks are viewable on any device that reads...
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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
    Rod Machado's Plane Talk (Book or eBook)

    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.   Plane Talk covers aviation’s most critical human...
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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 2020. 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 2020. ALL PRODUCTS MEET NEW TEST STANDARDS!These products are the most current and updated products on the market! Enjoy Rod Machado's two most popular...
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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)

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    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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  • 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

  • The Prevalence Error - Why We Look but Do Not See

    Looking Good, but Seeing Little By Rod Machado Recently, I was having a difficult time seeing things that were in plain view. I was even thinking about visiting the Our Lady of Fatima Optometry Center, where their motto is, “If... read more

  • The Middle-aged Aviator

     By Rod Machado Over the years, I’ve heard many stories about middle-aged pilots (45-65 years) who gave up flying due to a sudden onset of anxiety. Apparently this wasn’t induced by any specific aviation trauma nor inspired by the relatively... read more

  • Cargo Cult Thinking

    By Rod Machado  Early in the 20th Century, pilots visited remote islands by air, dropping off goodies for Tarzan and Jane. On subsequent visits, these pilots noticed that the natives had built flimsy stick-and-twig replicas of their airplanes. Anthropologists named... read more

  • Recent Changes to Part-61 and Why They Are FANTASTIC!

    By Rod Machado Am I happy about the recent changes to FAR Part 61? You bet I’m happy. These changes will be helpful to general aviation in much the same way a corkscrew is to a Frenchman on Bastille Day.... read more

  • FAR CHANGES THAT BENEFIT GENERAL AVIATION - BIG TIME!

    The FAA has just released several "final new rules" that will have a positive effect on general aviation. The FAA deserves props for these changes and I want to be the first to congratulate them. You can read the rule making... read more