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Mountain Flying

Mountain flying is fun and safe too…if good judgement is exercised. Good judgement, in this case, includes the use of the proper technique.

Skywings’ operations are ideally located with ample access to the Rocky Mountains for training in mountain flying techniques. The natural beauty of the western Albertan ranges often conceals the dangers that lurk for the unwary pilot. Learn about flying both over the top and through the passes. With flight planning, learn to anticipate weather patterns and how the mountains affect them on both a large and small scale. Learn how to navigate your way around blind corners, over saddlebacks and how to keep yourself out of dead-end canyons. Master the high altitude handling characteristics of your airplane.

Skywings Aviation has professional instructors who follow designated routes for optimum learning of the techniques for mountain flying.

Call us and arrange for your "Stretch to the West"