While the checklist is important for determining how to perform a short field landing, sometimes it helps to think about why we do what we do.
Rod Machado on what you can do to increase the chances you'll survive an off-airport landing.
Formation flying school for RV owners.
How to REALLY see and avoid.
Rod Machado explains how to clear fouled spark plugs.
National Aerospace Training and Research Center offers high altitude and high G training to civilian pilots.
This video shows the airplane landing in a 15 knot crosswind at Lakeland, Fla., and the pilot is using the technique written about in the story.
AOPA Pilot Senior Editor Dave Hirschman shows you how to do a proper loop.
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