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Debrief: Blade flier Jeffrey Cain

Pilot Magazine | Nov 07, 2014

Flying vintage biplanes requires pilots to develop an intuitive feel for their aircraft and keen rudder acuity. But can a double-leg amputee develop such sensitivity?

‘Glider Bob’: Robert B. Saunders

Pilot Magazine | Oct 02, 2014

Anyone who has ever been around Stemme motorgliders will remember its most colorful and enthusiastic demonstration pilot, Robert B. Saunders.

Pilots: AOPA Ambassador R. Anderson 'Andy' Pew

Pilot Magazine | Sep 08, 2014

As AOPA’s longest serving board member, R. Anderson “Andy” Pew has helped guide the organization through times of tailwinds and turbulence.

Topics AOPA

Pilots: Helen Cernik, Piston Single Ferry Pilot

Pilot Magazine | Aug 05, 2014

Helen Cernik has made a dozen ocean crossings (nine Atlantic and three Pacific) in single-engine piston aircraft, mostly Cirrus SR22s and SR20s.

Pilots: Cloudman Craig Peyton

Pilot Magazine | Jul 31, 2014

Peyton’s work has appeared in the films Along Came Polly, The Punisher, and Island of Dr. Moreau. His company, EarthFlight.com, produced Latitude, 40 Degrees North.

Pilots: Legendary test pilot R.A. 'Bob' Hoover

Pilot Magazine | Jun 04, 2014

Listening to Bob Hoover tell the stories of his life, one is apt to wonder Is this for real?

Pilots: Steve Stafford

Pilot Magazine | Mar 06, 2014

Pilots who saw the 1998 motion picture, Six Days, Seven Nights, might have wondered how a de Havilland Beaver could be ditched near the rugged shoreline of Kauai.

Pilots: Jerry Knouff

Pilot Magazine | Feb 18, 2014

When you’ve done a little bit of everything in aviation, it can be hard to know what defines you.

Pilots: Bill Brennand

Pilot Magazine | Jan 23, 2014

The only thing worse than having a propeller come apart in flight, is to have it come apart at low altitude.

Pilots: Tom Davis

Pilot Magazine | Dec 19, 2013

Thirty-three years of service in the United States Navy didn’t make Tom Davis wealthy or famous.