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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: Beech Party!

Article: Bugs & Hugs

I've always been fascinated by people who voluntarily climb out of the seat of a perfectly safe airplane and onto its wing. My first experience seeing a wingwalking performance was at an air show in Florida

Also labeled: Journeys, People and Places

Article: Flying In Israel

Ahead and to the left, the startling deep, blue Dead Sea waters emerge from the light haze, in jarring contrast to the desolate, brown world of the Judean Desert, over which our airplane has been cruising for the last 15 minutes.

Article: With Six, You Get Aileron Roll

"Uh oh,” crackles Rand...

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: 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...

Also labeled: Columns, Journeys

Article: The New Look Of GA

Just over a...

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: 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...

Also labeled: Columns, Journeys

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: On A Heading For Home

I live in downtown Manhattan and like the...

Article: The Flying Siegfrieds

Every child remembers the...

Article: Touchdowns: Pregnant Plane Delivers

On May 25, 1961,...

Article: In Love With The AT-6

On the ground, a T-6 Texan looks...

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...

Also labeled: Columns, Journeys

Article: Wings In The Wilderness

The runway lights are still on at...

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...