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Rally GA: Creating media moguls

Pilot Magazine | May 01, 2011

Guy Roginson thinks you should be a media mogul. Don't drop the magazine just yet. Hear him out.

Rally GA: Giving women wings

Pilot Magazine | Apr 01, 2011

The world’s first licensed female pilot, a French socialite named Raymonde de Laroche, declared in 1910 that flying was ideal for women because it didn’t rely on strength as much as on physical and mental coordination.

Technique: Unconventional Wisdom

Pilot Magazine | Apr 01, 2011

Three events that pilots fear most are a midair collision, an airborne fire, and an engine failure shortly after takeoff while flying a single-engine airplane. The last of these occurs about twice a day.

Help is on the way

Pilot Magazine | Mar 01, 2011

Landmark study reveals ways to enhance the flight trainign experience

Technique: Quick tips for the G1000

Pilot Magazine | Feb 01, 2011

Garmin and King Schools officials have provided some tips to simplify the operation of the Garmin G1000 avionics suite. They are arranged here in the order that you would use them on a typical flight.

Landing Insights: From the Trenches

Pilot Magazine | Feb 01, 2011

According to my logbook, I've just completed my 4,600th landing. Looking back on them, only a few fall into the "difficult" column and that’s the way it should be.

Technique: Cheap speed

Article | Dec 01, 2010

Sometimes pilots want to maximize speed and don’t care how much fuel they burn (think Reno racers). Other flights require slowing down for max range (think P–38s over the Pacific).

Technique: Sit back and relax, it’s going to be a nice flight

Article | Nov 01, 2010

The red light comes on. “Uh, oh, why is that on?” I ask no one in particular.

Technique: Tackling the tower

Article | Oct 01, 2010

A Cessna 172 pilot, disoriented at an unfamiliar airport at night, receives a taxi clearance he didn’t anticipate and winds up on an active runway. The pilot of an airliner lands at a complicated airport with multiple runways.