The best part of the intricate design of things is the human element.
Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! As a newly minted first officer, I was assigned to a rather senior IOE (Initial Operating Experience) captain. Bob was a man of few words. He was also a man of eminent good sense, zero pretense and an more »
A pilot fesses up to a dumb mistake in hopes it might help others avoid even more costly ones.
Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! While I may be a relatively experienced pilot, that doesn’t mean I know everything and can’t make mistakes. No pilot is ever that good. One of the things that I have always tried to do is to be more »
It's the oldest form of radio navigation, but ADF just can't get no respect.
Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! Like many of you, I bought my first airplane a long time ago, and the panel looked like something out of a South American locomotive. There was a very tired, crystal-controlled Narco VHT3 navcom that worked on alternate more »
Learn all about the history of bombers with these facts.
Subscribe today to Plane & Pilot magazine for industry news, reviews and much more delivered straight to you! First bombing: 1911, just eight years after the first flight by the Wrights Place: Libya (Italo-Turkish War) Payload: specially designed steel bombs containing picric acid. Casualties: Zero First purpose-built bombers: 1913, Bristol T.B. 8 (British) and the Caproni more »