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Explore the skies with confidence using our VFR Flight Buddies! Designed for both new and experienced pilots, these compact and durable aids are packed with essential tools, including a personal minimums checklist, VFR flight planning guide, traffic pattern tips, performance calculations, ZULU time conversion chart, ATC communication guide, and common airport information. Printed on waterproof, rip-proof material, these Flight Buddies are the perfect addition to your kneeboard or flight bag, ensuring you have the crucial information you need for a safe and enjoyable flying experience.


VFR Flight Buddies is a collection of six, 5.5"x8.5", waterproof, full-color, two-sides cards. Pack all of them or pick and choose what you need from flight planning to navigating the skies. 


Perfect for: 

  • New Pilots: Provides essential guidance and checklists for those starting their aviation journey.Student Pilots: A valuable learning aid to reinforce concepts and enhance understanding.
  • Experienced Pilots: Ideal for occasional flyers, serving as a reliable reminder and reference tool.
  • Instructors: Facilitates teaching by offering clear and concise information during critical flight phases.
  • Ground Instructors: A helpful resource for ground instruction, ensuring comprehensive understanding of flight procedures.



Features in the VFR Flight Buddies

  • VFR Personal Minimums 
  • VFR Checklist *does not replace POH or aircraft checklist. 
    • A great refrence for pre-flight planning
  • Most used airports and frequencies worksheet
  • PIREP- how to and understanding the flow
  • Light Gun Signals
  • Emergency Frequency/SQUAWK
  • General weather abbreviations used for reading METARS and TAFS
  • Example & understanding parts of a TAF
  • Types of WX briefings. Where to obtain one. 
  • VFR weather minimums by class
  • VFR cruising altitudes
  • ZULU to local time chart
  • Radio calls and understanding ATC 
  • Picking up VFR flight following 
  • Traffic patterns
  • Simplifying VFR Cross-country flight planning
  • Performance calculations tree

VFR Flight Buddies

    Flight Buddies turned my cockpit into a well-organized space as a student pilot. The clear mnemonics and easy-to-read format not only kept me on track but also elevated my confidence in managing critical processes.

    Brian Hall,  Student Pilot

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