Safety and Education

Safety and Education

Pilot Magazine

Membership News & Notes

AOPA working hard for you

Sep 04, 2015

Pilot Magazine

P&E: Never Again

A surprise blackout causes vertigo

Sep 04, 2015

Pilot Magazine

P&E: Technology paradox

We posed the question to esteemed colleagues Rod Machado and George Perry—how has technology helped or hindered our flying skills?

Sep 03, 2015
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Accident

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: A threshold question

When an accident claims an experienced pilot flying a familiar mission, other pilots ponder whether they would have been vulnerable to a similar outcome.

Sep 01, 2015

Article

Just Aircraft explains accident

ust Aircraft issued a statement Aug. 8 attributing co-founder Troy Woodland’s Aug. 2 crash landing to engine failure caused by water in the fuel.

Aug 13, 2015

Article

Loose part downed Ford

Harrison Ford lost power and landed short of the runway on March 5 because of a failure within the vintage airplane’s carburetor, the NTSB found.

Aug 11, 2015
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Emergency

Article

Fish spotter says goodbye to his Hawk

Retired fish spotter Bill Corbett of Poquoson, Virginia, will watch his airplane be destroyed for science by NASA Aug. 26. It was his home for 26,000 hours.

Aug 24, 2015 | comments

Article

Just Aircraft explains accident

ust Aircraft issued a statement Aug. 8 attributing co-founder Troy Woodland’s Aug. 2 crash landing to engine failure caused by water in the fuel.

Aug 13, 2015

Article

Loose part downed Ford

Harrison Ford lost power and landed short of the runway on March 5 because of a failure within the vintage airplane’s carburetor, the NTSB found.

Aug 11, 2015
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Stall/Spin

Pilot Magazine

P&E: Technology paradox

We posed the question to esteemed colleagues Rod Machado and George Perry—how has technology helped or hindered our flying skills?

Sep 03, 2015

Article

Training Tip: 'Stall! Stall!'

Recognizing that an aircraft may be stalled without its having provided vivid evidence of its condition is an important insight.

Aug 17, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Pilot Briefing: AOPA 2015 You Can Fly Sweepstakes

Spins aren’t so tough, after all

Aug 07, 2015
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VFR into IMC

Pilot Magazine

P&E: Never Again

A surprise blackout causes vertigo

Sep 04, 2015

Article

Training Tip: 'VFR not recommended'

Don’t let an undramatic presentation of a "VFR not recommended" advisory rob you of your ability to use good judgment about its importance.

May 29, 2015

Article

Training Tip: A misleading sensation

“Flying in instrument meteorological conditions (IMC) can result in sensations that are misleading to the body’s sensory system," explains the Instrument Flying Handbook.

May 18, 2015
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