More Pilot Talk
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Tuesday, May 21, 2013
From The Editor: Extreme Flying
It's a story of deserted beaches, do-it-yourself runways, a wildebeest migration, fee negotiations, active volcanoes and two highly modified Super Cubs.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Light-Sport Chronicles: Spine Of Steel
Some of us never know what we’re made of until everything’s taken away
One more thing: She just earned her sport-pilot wings. And she did it all from a wheelchair.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
From The Editor: Luxury Camping
When you think of camping with an airplane in the backcountry, a Cirrus—known for its luxury cross-country capabilities—probably isn't the first thing that comes to mind.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Light-Sport Chronicles: Mike Z And The Harbingers Of Doom!
For those eager pessimists proclaiming LSA on life support, a rebuttal
A leading aviation magazine recently ran a story that proclaimed the LSA industry as a "segment in critical condition."
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
From The Editor: Plane On A Mission
When we ask pilots what their dream airplane is, we rarely receive a one-airplane reply.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Light-Sport Chronicles: Sport-Pilot Survey Says! Part III
Wrapping up our look at how we do our LSA thing
In our first two summaries of LSA pilot opinion, we covered the LSA Who/What/When/Where basics.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
From The Editor: Panhandle Backcountry
Northern Idaho is an adventure pilot's dreamland, with dozens of backcountry strips, stunning mountain flying and sizeable lakes perfect for seaplanes.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Light-Sport Chronicles: Sport-Pilot Survey Says! Part II
More feedback from our poll of the LSA flying community
Last month, through our survey, we met our group of respondents and found out what light-sport aircraft (LSA) they fly.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
From The Editor: Sky Therapy
For some, lying on the sofa in a counselor's office is therapy.
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Light-Sport Chronicles: Sport-Pilot Survey Says!
Just how are we pilots doing our sport flying these days?
Sometimes, I like to douse my assumptions and fantasies with a cup of cold, real-world info about the kinds of LSA flying all you folks are actually doing, versus what I might imagine you're doing.