Ronkonkoma, NY, August 16, 2008 --(PR.com
, an aeronautical resource site for existing and student pilots, announced the official launch of its website today. One of the most unique features of the site is that it gives first-hand accounts of student pilots, represented as a daily pilot's journal, during every step of their flight training.
Founder and webmaster, Danny McAleese, was proud of what the site had to offer. "The site promotes aviation interest to new students, as well as already licensed pilots", McAleese said. "It contains tons of useful information in the form of aviation articles, air terms glossary, and flight planning tools for all levels of pilots. Best of all, it's free - so check it out!"
Learning to fly still remains high on the fantasy list of 'things to do' for many people. Rising costs and lack of free time hinder a lot of would-be-pilots. Visitors to Student Flying Club however, can read day-by-day accounts of an actual flight training program, following along from the very first lesson all the way to the FAA pilot's exam or checkride. For would-be students hesitant about learning to fly simply because of a lack of solid information, this is an invaluable asset.
"It gives the complete scope of a flight training program, from beginning to end", McAleese continues, "It's illustrated with actual photos too. Even for someone with no aviation experience at all, by the time a reader finishes the pilot's journal they will be an expert in what to expect. It's a great way to learn exactly what it's like to take flying lessons".
In addition to the journal, Student Flying Club is packed full of other important aviation tools and resources. One of them is a fully-functional emulator of an E6B flight calculator. Accessed from the flight planning section of the website, the emulator can perform all of the primary functions of a mechanical E6-B. Speed calculations, magnetic variation, crosswind direction, density, pressure, and temperature conversions can all be made with the simple push of a button. The distance and heading between major airports can also be figured out using an online airport distance calculator.
Included in the site are many links to important aviation resources within AOPA, the FAA, and the National Weather Service. Visitors can call up satellite and radar maps to determine weather conditions before embarking upon a flight. "Pilots will be able to do flight planning right from the website", McAleese explained. "Aviation navigation tools were added, as well as links to the airport facility directory and online aeronautical sectional charts for VFR routes".
Additionally, the website publishes articles on general aviation and flying. An entire section dedicated to artiwww.studentflyingclub.comcles exists for those wishing to learn about flying as well as for the student pilot looking for help with certain areas of training. There is also an air terms glossary to help laymen get past all the complicated aviation jargon, translating aeronautical terminology and common air traffic control communications into simple English. For the lighthearted there's even a rookie pilot's lounge containing a large collection of flying humor, pilot quotes, and pages of funny aviation photos. Student Flying Club also accepts viewer-submitted aviation photos, which if exceptional, may be included on the site.
Also featuring an aviation resources page full of links to flight schools and places to buy quality pilot's gear, Student Flying Club is the all-around best place to be introduced to the world of general aviation and flying. For more information, visit them at: http://www.studentflyingclub.com
Student Flying Club
Contact: Danny McAleese
Phone: (631) 655-6039
About Student Flying Club
Student Flying Club is an online aviation resource containing flight planning information including a fully operational E6B flight calculator. It contains aviation articles, an air terms glossary, and a comprehensive list of flight training schools, resources, and gear for student and licensed pilots. For more information please visit Student Flying Club.