License to Learn

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License to Learn: High anxiety

Pilot Magazine | Jun 03, 2015

These were mistakes stemming from the natural decline in skill that results from a pilot’s failure to train regularly.

License to Learn: Be a good tracker

Pilot Magazine | May 06, 2015

The fact is that this method of tracking is challenging for some people because it involves thinking in terms of angles.

Topics VOR, Navigation

License To Learn

Pilot Magazine | Apr 03, 2015

Here’s a good lesson that every pilot should learn: When something out of the ordinary happens in an airplane, think before you act.

Fewer feathers

Pilot Magazine | Mar 09, 2015

My hangar once housed a Bonanza A36. That was followed by a Cessna P210. Now a Cessna 150 nestles there.

Topics Gear

Drones aren’t new

Pilot Magazine | Feb 03, 2015

Shh! Don’t tell anyone, but drones aren’t new.

The wrong question

Pilot Magazine | Jan 08, 2015

Kahneman posits that our mind is organized into a fast-thinking (intuitive, reflexive) part and a slower-thinking (logical or “think it over”) part.

License to Learn: The right thing to do

Pilot Magazine | Dec 01, 2014

Recently, my wife summoned me to our patio deck and pointed to puffs of smoke rising from the roof of a condominium complex below us.

AOPA’s regional fly-ins

Pilot Magazine | Nov 07, 2014

If you didn’t have the pleasure of attending an AOPA regional fly-in in 2014, then you’re in for a real treat when you do next year.

Topics Fly in, Events

The examiner

Pilot Magazine | Oct 02, 2014

We should all have a deep respect for designated pilot examiners (DPE), especially when you consider the unofficial job description for their line of work.

License to Learn: Somebody pinch me

Pilot Magazine | Sep 04, 2014

It’s called an Ercoupe. Built by Fred Weick and first manufactured in 1939, the two-place coupe was so revolutionary that even birds tweeted about it.