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Article: The Pilot Decides

Each year, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA), the union representing FAA controllers, honors members who’ve helped save pilots from dangerous situations that might have resulted in accidents.

Article: WAAS

The benefits of...

Article: A New License To Learn

Article: Should You Reset A Circuit Breaker?

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

Article: Smoke On!

It’s hot in this race plane…even at 1,000 feet…or is it just me? My mouth is dry and my heart is racing as I watch the competitor before me twisting his way through the track. ...

Article: The Country Pilot

Article: Protecting Kenya’s National Parks

I often wear a little leather choker with two bronze elephant tusks. I picked it up a few years ago in a Nairobi gallery called Matt Bronze, and it reminds me of the wild things that still live in Kenya.

Article: More Than Monitoring

While I was...

Article: Weather In The Cockpit

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: Weather Encounters

There’s never b...

Article: Flight Planning In The Real World

Article: Top New Products

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: Analyze This

No matter how modern an airplane’s engines and...

Article: Synthetic Vision

Over the past decade, new...

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...