Pilot Magazine | Jul 31, 2014
One of the most popular cross-country flights from the Los Angeles Basin is, not surprisingly, across the Mojave Desert to Las Vegas.
Pilot Magazine | Jun 04, 2014
Santa Paula and LAX are only 40 miles apart, yet worlds apart procedurally.
Pilot Magazine | May 12, 2014
Every once in a while, a hangar-flying session involves debating the best and worst types of aircraft to use when ditching (assuming that one had a choice at such a time).
Pilot Magazine | Apr 04, 2014
Dark clouds had been gathering when AOPA was founded in May 1939. World War II began only four months later when Germany invaded Poland.
Pilot Magazine | Mar 06, 2014
I sometimes feel sorry for younger pilots who read this column.
Pilot Magazine | Feb 12, 2014
One of the most common emergency procedures taught to pilots involves coping with an engine failure— a total engine failure.
Safety and Education,
Pilot Magazine | Jan 17, 2014
“Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the Earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.”
Safety and Education
Pilot Magazine | Dec 19, 2013
Like other fields of endeavor, aviation is replete with myths, biases, and half-truths, many of which would be amusing if not taken so seriously and creating such misleading impressions.
Light Sport Aircraft,
Pilot Youth and Introductory
Pilot Magazine | Dec 01, 2013
When I started with TWA in 1964, the 250-knot speed limit below 10,000 feet did not exist.
Pilot Magazine | Nov 01, 2013
A sad aspect of having a lengthy career in aviation is that the list of people one knows who have perished in aircraft accidents grows longer with the passage of time.
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