Learn to think smart.
Why is understanding density altitude important? What does density altitude have to do with summer?
Just because you can’t see it doesn’t mean density altitude should be brushed aside. Careful preflight planning is crucial during the summer flying months, and not just at higher-elevation airports, because density altitude can have a real impact on your aircraft’s performance regardless of your field elevation. Take the newest quiz from the Air Safety Institute, sponsored by the AOPA Insurance Agency, to find out why. Take a Density Altitude quiz >>