Control Tower vs Non-Towered
November 1, 2020
Whether you fly in a towered environment or non-towered, the two are very different and require you to be aware of other traffic. While the towered environment is much more controlled, you still have to observe and avoid. Non-towered does not have someone setting things up for you or giving you advisories of who, what, and where there are other planes.
Non-towered have lots of complaints from pilots about people landing in the opposite direction during calmer winds or even with light tail winds. As a pilot, you need to always be aware of what other planes are doing. You may be lined up...