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Article: Winter Flying

Winter—it’s cold, it’s dark and sometimes it seems like spring will never come. But, lots of pilots live in cold count...

Article: The Go/No-Go Decision

It’s probably the toughest ...

Also labeled: Decision Making, Safety

Article: Upset Recovery Training

I hate roller coasters. Little tykes...

Article: The Littlest Emergency

Picture this: You’re cruising straight and l...

Also labeled: Safety

Article: TKS Ice Protection

Publishing an aviation magazine can be a lot ...

Article: Getting To Know AOA

It’s a pristine, fair-weather day, so you can’t resist the urge to hit the sky for some pattern work. After a few rounds, your circuits begin to get a bit messy, which you...

Also labeled: Angle of Attack

Article: Finding Weather

Weather happens, and the vast majority of us ...

Article: Avoiding CFIT

It seems as though every time you read a paper, there’s something about a pilot crashing a perfectly good airplane into the ground. These sad events are typically referred to as controlled f...

Also labeled: CFIT, Safety

Article: Overstressing The Airframe

Some pilots may believe that an instrument rating and a fair amount of flight time are good insurance against getting into a situation that results in losing aircraft control or exceeding...

Article: Extreme Flying: Winter, Part 1

It’s Gary Chamberlain’s...

Article: Spins

The “Shall we or shall we not teach spins?” debate has been...

Article: The Lowdown On Descents

Descents are too often regarded as throwaway maneuvers. Pilots place great emphasis on proper...

Article: Top 10 Rules Of Thumb

Pilots are expected to know lots of stuff. So it should come as no surprise that they like all...

Article: How Old is Too Old?

In just the last few...

Article: How High Are We Now?

If you have a GPS and a blind encoder in your ...

Article: Aircraft And Engine Preheat Is A Big Deal

Your...