The Learning Never Stops!

Aviation is complicated business, and it can be deadly if not undertaken with the right mindset. Our goal here at Code 7700 is to prepare you to avoid the day you will need to Squawk 7700, but if that day ever comes, to prepare you to deal with it competently.

Our Latest Update

When it comes to flying the Strategic Lateral Offset Procedure (SLOP), there are three types of pilots: (1) Those that apply SLOP whenever legal to do so, (2) Those who do so only over establish tracks, and (3) Those that never apply SLOP, reasoning the other guy is doing so and that is good enough. After this incident, everyone should be convinced to join the first camp.
Case Study: Challenger 604 D-AMSC

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Our Previous Update:

Not too long ago, instrument approaches were broken down into two categories: precision and non-precision. One was flown precisely and the other, well, not so much. Of course that is a problem. There is a better way to fly an approach without vertical guidance: give it some. Here's how.
Continuous Descent Final Approach (CDFA)

Another Previous Update

Flying a visual pattern in a jet can seem more art than science to anyone who grew up flying light aircraft and did very little primary training in fast movers. But even for those of us from the military, if we don't practice them often flying an "ideal" visual pattern can quickly become not only an art, but a lost art.
Visual Approach Techniques

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My latest books (hard cover, paperback, and eBook):

Fly by Wired

A business jet more computer than airplane, impossible to hack, gets hacked.

The Brothers Bellum

Three brothers and the last air campaign of the Vietnam War.

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