Flight

Friday, January 29, 2016 - 10:18

By Ryan Koch

During the summer flying session Ms. Abraham and I take two students at a time for flight lessons in the morning and afternoon. One student takes the controls for the first half of the flight block while the other students sits back seat to observe. Destinations are generally further from Front Royal, our home airport, due to the tandem training approach.

During the first week of training students will learn the preflight, taxiing, takeoff, climbing, turning, holding altitude, descending, and approach. Destinations will include...



Monday, February 16, 2015 - 11:30

In this video Xin Ma, Yanjiao Wang, and Qi Jiang present an overview of the preflight of a Randolph-Macon Academy Cessna 172.

 

 



Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 13:02

R-MA flight student Slayton Spear demonstrates how to recover from a stall in one of the school's Cessna 172's.

 

 



Friday, August 1, 2014 - 11:59

Roop Atwal '15 and Malik Cochran '15 demonstrate the preflight of an R-MA owned Cessna 172S.

 



Friday, July 18, 2014 - 16:40
By Laura Abraham

With summer school winding down, the flight camp students are embarking on their long flight trips to the destinations of their choice. Recently, four of the students took their trips and brought back some spectacular photos!

Jack Stern and Jonathan Bass chose the Hudson River Corridor for their trip and since both Jack and Jonathan are from the New York City area, they were really excited to do this trip!
 
Flying the corridor can be very tricky because it is right in the center of the New York City airspace. Both boys did an...



Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 16:46

I am going to show you my point of view in the air while flying one of our two Cessna 172SPs.



Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 11:31

by Grace Jung and Bette Kebede

A video slide show of the 2013 Aviation Education & Career Expo hosted by ProJet in Leesburg, VA. Randolph-Macon Academy attended as a vendor and our ground school class attended as visitors.



Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 11:12

by Cole Mitchell '14

In this video I demonstrate some of the steps to start up and take off in our flight school's Cessna 172.



Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 11:25

Cadets Yun Tae Kim and Jordan Wiggins interview Colonel Gary Sadler, Commandant of Cadets, about his love of flying. Plus he tells a few good stories.



Monday, December 9, 2013 - 14:51

This video discusses the career field of Aerial Application (Crop Dusting). Although all of the information is accurate, the reporter and cropduster portrayed in this skit are actors and students in the Randolph-Macon Academy Ground School class.

 



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