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Ohlmann completes first glider flight over Mount Everest

Article | Mar 12, 2014

More than 60 years after Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzin Norgay first ascended Mount Everest, Klaus Ohlmann set his own record on the world’s tallest mountain.

Tucson Soaring Club: Growing the sport of gliders

Article | Mar 10, 2014

The Tucson Soaring Club is trying to grow the sport by training the next generation of glider pilots.

Safety Pilot: Searching for balance

Pilot Magazine | Mar 06, 2014

Only in Washington, D.C., would two seemingly intelligent parties devise a poison budget pill called sequestration.

Motor glider rides Himalayan waves

Article | Jan 28, 2014

A research team is using a Stemme motor glider to photograph Himalayan Mountains from 26,000 feet with a goal of saving lives.

Test Pilot

Pilot Magazine | Nov 20, 2013

From reader John Ritchie: True or False? It is impossible for a jet fighter to shoot itself down by flying into its own gunfire.

Glider pilots aim to reach 90,000 feet on wind power

Article | Oct 30, 2013

A small team is aiming to soar to the far reaches of the stratosphere in a specially designed glider that will transport its pilots to a desperately lonely place.

FAA finalizes Minneapolis-St. Paul Class B

Article | Oct 29, 2013

Lower floors in three sectors of the Class B airspace around Minneapolis-St. Paul take effect in January.

Mooney gets funding to restart production

Article | Oct 09, 2013

Mooney Aircraft has promised for months that it is looking for a funding partner, and now it has one.

Question of the week: PIC of aircraft towing a glider

Article | Oct 04, 2013

True or False: Before acting as pilot in command of an aircraft towing a glider, I must file a flight plan with flight service.