Chasing the moon

November, 14, 2019 by

Doing pattern work at night is awesome, but do you know what’s even better? Doing pattern work under the brightest of moonlight.

To find the place at which the moon is most powerful or successful, also know as the zenith, go here.

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

You have to try it at least once. The runway lights are on, it’s dark but you can still see. Plus you get to explore places you never might have visited because the moon’s position changes.

Kyle Boas is the Founder of the IFATC Education Group. He is an IFATC Supervisor and Infinite Flight Appeals team member. — More