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Decision point

Article | May 14, 2015

A new collaboration seeks to give medical helicopter pilots tools to balance urgent imperatives and flight safety, and reduce accidents caused by inadvertent flight into IMC.

Training Tip: The hazardous attitude of resignation

Article | May 11, 2015

One pilot tries to exit the runway too quickly so that an Airbus can depart and loses control of the aircraft; another landing at a fly-in fails to make a last-minute correction for a gust of wind, resulting in a "drop-in" landing and aircraft damage.

Training Tip: The hazardous attitude of impulsivity

Article | May 05, 2015

A student learned that the flight school’s most popular trainer was involved in a loss-of-control-on-landing accident the previous day. The pilot flying the trainer said, "It was a classic case of get-down-itis. All I could think was, 'I have to get this plane on the ground.'"

IFR for ATC

Article | Apr 28, 2015

Nashua Flight Simulator and Daniel Webster College are collaborating to help air traffic controllers of the future understand what it's like in the soup.

P&E: Proficiency

Pilot Magazine | Apr 06, 2015

Wade very far into the regulations and equipment for providing supplemental and emergency oxygen and you’ll find yourself “in the weeds.”

Cirrus accident highlights rotor wash risk

Article | Feb 04, 2015

A rare but potentially deadly convergence of a landing Cirrus and the wake of a departing helicopter in Colorado was caught on video.

P&E Proficiency

Pilot Magazine | Feb 04, 2015

Knowing where you are, where you came from, and where you are going is a core tenet of good airmanship.

GA safety improving as NTSB targets loss of control

Article | Jan 13, 2015

The NTSB on Jan. 13 named general aviation loss-of-control accidents to its Most Wanted list of safety concerns, even as GA accident rates have declined.

P&E Proficiency

Pilot Magazine | Jan 09, 2015

It’s hardly a sweat-inducing event, but sometimes that is the nature of practicing an emergency scenario.