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Article: First 500 Feet, Part I: Engine Failure!

Article: More Than Monitoring

While I was...

Article: The Last 50 ft.

When...

Article: Survivable Ditchings

Without...

Article: Controlling Control Pressure

Article: Icing Awareness

Ten years ago, the...

Article: Going The Distance

As pilots,...

Article: 2008 Reno Air Races

In 2001, “the year that never was,” I was part of the initial attempt to race jet airplanes in the Reno Air Races. In 200...

Article: Parachute Jump Operations

Article: Glass-Cockpit Blackout

The NTSB doesn’t just investigate...

Article: True Confessions

If aviation...

Article: The Go/No-Go Decision In Winter

It had been a long day. It...

Article: Weather Encounters

There’s never b...

Article: Flight Planning In The Real World

Article: Waking Up To Fatigue

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

Article: Telling The Truth On Your Medical

Article: Google Earth: The Ultimate Preflight Tool

Article: Turbocharger Trouble

You may already...

Article: Crosswind Survival

We can all admit that, at some point, we’ve scared...

Article: Wingipedia, Part III

We’ve finally reached the...

Article: The Accelerated Stall

The accelerated stall usually surprises a pilot...

Article: The Desire To Go Lower

On February 16, 2008, the...

Article: Wings In The Wilderness

The runway lights are still on at...

Article: Tiger Or Demon In Your Tank?

Misfueling occurs when the wrong...

Article: Tight Is Right

It has been said that oil is the blood of an...

Article: Getting Out Alive

Few topics in aviation are as popular as...

Article: Do You Have An Accident Personality?

Are you a pilot who...

Article: Human Factors In Light Jet Aircraft

The schedule was tight. Following a day on the slopes and an evening watching the Super Bowl,...

Article: Avoiding CFIT Incidents

The NTSB began 2008 by issuing a Safety Alert aimed at...

Article: Wingipedia, Part II

Last month, we brought you the first...