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Never Again Online: I think I can

Article | Jul 01, 2006

It was my first day to tow gliders on my own. The Piper Pawnee was topped off with fuel, and I was eager to please the glider pilots who wanted a tow and the chief pilot who was monitoring my performance.

Never Again Online: Chain of events

Article | Jun 01, 2006

June 24, 1967. It was a CAVU morning and the delight of any pilot planning a cross-country trip.

AOPA Action

Article | Oct 01, 2005

AOPA Opposes Proposal to Make Washington, D.C. - Area Flight Restrictions Permanent AOPA opposes an FAA proposal released in August that would codify flight restrictions in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.

Never Again Online: Empty!

Article | Dec 01, 2004

It was another one of those severe-clear days that western Colorado is famous for. I had just opened a new franchise in Montrose and the franchiser needed to fly to Mount Pleasant, Utah, from Glenwood Springs, Colorado.

Are 'Singles' Safer Than 'Twins'?

Article | Oct 01, 1973

Some few years after the Brothers Wright did their notable thing at Kitty Hawk, somebody took a notion to hang an extra engine on an airplane-the idea being, presumably, that, among other supposed advantages, if one engine should quit, the other would see you safely to the nearest airport or facsimile thereof. History may be a bit vague as to just who deserves credit for this notion, but time has done the idea itself proud.