Airspeeds

IAS – Indicated Air Speed – The airspeed read directly on the Airspeed Indicator. It is the most accurate at design cruise airspeeds and design cruise AOA. CAS – Calibrated Airspeed – IAS corrected for position error. Attitude, AOA changes can...

The Altimeter

Altitudes Indicated Altitude – The Altitude read on the Altimeter. The Altimeter should be set to the closest a available Altimeter Setting, or QNH. The QNH is the local Mean Sea Level pressure corrected for temperature so the altimeter will read airport...

Blue Angel FA-18 Walkaround

Jerry Deren flew #3 and #4 positions with the Blue Angels after he had already had a successful career in the NAVY. Here Jerry gives us the most detailed Walkaround tour of the FA-18 Legacy Hornet. This exact aircraft was just recently received at the Frontiers of...