The airlines learned it a long time ago. A stabilized approach is the key to an uneventful landing. Fly along with Bruce Landsberg of the AOPA Air Safety Institute.
Rpd Machado tells us what to do if you suddenly lose part or all of your prop. It happens.
Learn how to survive an open water ditching.
Rod Machado tells us about control surface flutter - how your can avoid it, how to recover if you encounter it.
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 thanks our members for their continued support in protecting the freedom to fly.