Whilst you don't need a university degree in Maths & Physics to fly a plane, you must be very competent, and preferably quick, with numbers.
Most pilots don’t really understand the relationship between airspeed and angle of attack. If they did, we would not have the loss of control accidents that we do.
10 Reasons Why Learning To Fly In Autumn & Winter Is A Winner!
1) Flying schools aren’t as busy. Many people take off their flying head and put on their Christmas head for Winter, so take advantage! You won’t have to share the aircraft and instructors and can actually fit more hours in as a result of this despite the days getting shorter!
What is V1? Simply, it's a speed at which a rejected take-off procedure can safely be actioned and pretty much guarantee your aircraft stopping by the end of the runway.
It’s a question we’re asked by our clients quite frequently during our ground school courses, and it can be very difficult to provide advice on this topic, because everyones case is unique.