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Article: Weather Avoidance Techniques

Today, a wide range of tools are available to help avoid those dangers, but each has limitations that must be understood in order to use them safely. ...

Article: 10 Tips For VFR Flying In Marginal Weather

It was the classic example of baby- bird stupidity.

Article: Aviation Apps

It's hard to believe that the iPad was introduced just in 2010. With an estimated 60 million iPads sold since Apple introduced it two years ago, no other device in history has influenced our world the way this clean little tablet computer has.

Article: Combating Crosswinds

Neither the wind given to you by the tower, nor that shown on a mid-field wind sock, is likely to be what you actually experience when landing. ...

Article: Weather Avoidance: Back To Basics

It's one of the great paradoxes in aviation that one of the biggest killers of pilots —weather—is one of the least understood and least taught subjects in primary flight instruction.

Article: Winter Flying Tips

Winter is as inevitable as aging, and for pilots who live in or fly to the northern latitudes, every winter will present significant challenges.

Article: Icing Folklore

Icing is already a terribly complex topic without the many old wives’ tales and rules of thumb making it even more...

Article: Gréyjà Vu

Wow! I just returned from the airport where I had to cancel a hop because the clouds were down around 700 feet and ...

Article: Top 10 Pilot Errors

One of the most disturbing statistics about general-aviation accidents is that more than 75% of them are made...