Flying in Fog

Flying in Different Types of Fog

Foggy Facts “Caution, Sea Smoke approaching Ormond Beach.”  Lifting my view limiting device while on a practice instrument approach at Dayton Beach (KDAB), a solid wall of white clouds rolled over the ocean toward my home airport at KOMN. I immediately canceled my practice instrument approach with KDAB approach requesting direct to KOMN.  Fog is the most frequent cause of reduced surface visibility and is a persistent weather hazard. The speed with which fog can form makes it especially hazardous. In a matter of minutes, visibility can drop from Visual Flight Rules (VFR) to less than a mile. Fog can also reduce visibilities below Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) minimum approach requirements. Fog is composed of either water vapor or ice crystals. A … Read more

Epic Buzz Vol. 3 Issue 10 | October 2020

Epic Buzz Newsletter Oct 2020

Epic Buzz October 2020: International students can save $7,250 in October. Epic is first in the world with new flight training device. $7,250 Savings for International Students During the month of October, international flight students will save an additional $7,250 on the cost of flight training. If you are an international student who wants to attend Epic Flight Academy, contact us by Oct. 31 to take advantage of this special offer. Check Flight School Eligibility! Would you like to “sit in” on a Ground School class? Our instructors are covering two important topics in this month’s free online training demos: Emergency Scenarios (Oct. 7) and Weather (Oct. 21). Remembering John Bryan The Epic family mourns the loss of flight instructor … Read more