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Article: Tech Talk: Spot Satellite Personal Tracker

Article: From The Editor: Zivko Edge Phone Home

“Spot Check OK. Latitude: 37.7445. Longitude: -97.224,” read a text message on my cell phone, and I knew that contributor Bill Stein had made it safely in his Edge 540 to Wichita, Kans.,...

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Article: From The Editor: No Sleep Till Touchdown

I’ll never forget the first cross-country flight that I was on. I sat left seat as we departed the Los Angeles Basin, headed north for the coastal hamlet of Shelter Cove, Calif. After reaching cruise altitude, my right-seat companion, who was the...

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Article: Waking Up To Fatigue

The FAA is paying renewed attention to human fatigue in...

Article: Light-Sport Chronicles: A Tale Of Two Countries

Article: GA & The Environment

Environmental awareness across the globe is becoming increasingly acute. The global media and the world’s population are increasingly focused on climate change and the extent to which aviation contributes to it. The general aviation manufacturing...

Article: Simplify, Simplify

No news can sometimes be better than good news. In...

Article: Great Sandy Australia

Article: Control Vision Anywhere Map XP & ATC

For years now, Control...

Article: In This Together

This could be the...

Article: Back To The Future!

Article: Fuel’s Gold

Are we now seeing apocalyptic signs...

Article: Turbocharger Trouble

You may already...

Article: Secrets Of Johnston Island

Majuro in the Marshall Islands has to be one of the world's more remote locations.

Article: X-Plane 9.0 Flight Simulator

You may...

Article: From The Editor: The Call Of Technology

The market for new general aviation airplanes seems to be changing. Today’s new airplane buyer has different needs, goals and experience. To pinpoint this psychographic, Marc C. Lee spoke with sales representatives f...

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Article: My Bucket List

The other day, a student called to book some flight training,...

Article: The Accelerated Stall

The accelerated stall usually surprises a pilot...

Article: How To Blimp

After a takeoff run of about one foot, the attitude...

Article: Apex Edge Series KSN 770

For many years, Bendix/King (a division of...

Article: From The Editor: Lessons Learned

I can only imagine the first day back to school for Rinker Buck in the fall of 1966. As his classmates recounted tales of riding bikes around the block and jumping in the neighbor’s pool, Rinker’s version of “what I did this summer” must have been a...

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Article: Contact: Filling The Generation Gap

In the Siegfried family tree, there’s a Cub that flies from branch to branch, as each generation introduces the next to aviation. Whereas some parents pressure their kids to play piano or throw a football, the Siegfried’s child-rearing checklist rev...

Article: Touchdowns: Pregnant Plane Delivers

On May 25, 1961,...

Article: From The Editor: Shared Passion

There was a time in each of our lives when we weren’t yet pilots. Born as aviators, perhaps, but not licensed pilots. We jumped at any opportunity to get closer to the sky, and more often than not, passion overruled reason. Countless childhood hours h...

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Article: Tech Talk: Garmin’s Synthetic Vision Technology

­If there ever was a cross between a computer game and the real world, it was laid out on the panel before me. I was at the 2008 Sun ’n Fun Fly-In in...

Article: Llamas & Condors

I was at a speaking engagement in Alaska awhile back,...

Article: Tiger Or Demon In Your Tank?

Misfueling occurs when the wrong...

Article: Sun ’n Fun 2008!

As this column is being written, I’m sitting in an...

Article: Ab Initio Training With A Touch Of Glass

If you were to drive across the country, you could point your car in the right direction and eventually you’d get to your destination, though perhaps not by a straight-line route. Before leaving, you’d need to consult a map to ensure that you’re headi...

Article: Contact: Functional Beauty

The other evening, I was flipping through the channels looking for something to watch on TV when I landed on a show about Concorde’s final flight, back in October 2003. Hard to believe it has been almost five years. Knowing that last flight would o...

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