Working with true vs magnetic and course vs heading can be a bit confusing. This chart summarizes how these different terms come together. Course is what you plot on a sectional while heading is the direction you are pointed at – corrected for wind. Magnetic terms come into play when you correct for magnetic variation and deviation.
The FAA offers a variety of charts and publications designed to aid in navigation – the sectional charts and airport/facility directories are some examples of these.. This cheat sheet summarizes what you need to know for the PPL knowledge test.
Knowing your weather is an integral part of becoming a pilot. I summarized the aviation weather chapter from the Gleim private pilot FAA knowledge test book. This has, by far, been the most difficult chapter in the book – given the amount of memorization required.
I divided the FAA weather services into 3 categories: text, graphic and audio. This is a sort of cheat sheet for all these aids.
This is a summary of all the aeromedical factors covered in the private pilot knowledge test together with examples, corrective action and symptoms.
Having a center of gravity within limits is essential, but an understanding of what it means to have a forward/aft C.G. within that limit is also crucial. A great explanation of this can be found here