Wind and Gusts

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Club Spotlight

Article | Feb 24, 2016

In the summer of 1939 Lou Gehrig played his last game for the Yankees and declared himself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.

Training Tip: A deceptive calm

Article | Nov 30, 2015

As the student pilot climbs to a higher altitude for air work, he is caught off guard by a strong jolt of turbulence.

Pilot Getaways: Earn a floatplane rating vintage style

Article | Nov 09, 2015

If you’ve never flown a Piper J-3 Cub (or if it’s just been a while), you can try your hand at the stick while earning your seaplane rating at Jack Brown’s Seaplane Base in quiet central Florida.

Pilot Briefing: Musings

Pilot Magazine | Nov 05, 2015

The mark to point you home

Training Tip: Exit strategies

Article | Sep 14, 2015

With the wind blowing precisely 90 degrees to the single runway, which runway end should the pilot choose for takeoff?

Training Tip: Controlling crosswind takeoffs

Article | Aug 31, 2015

Crosswind landings get all the glory when student pilots, pilots, and instructors share ideas about training techniques. But crosswind takeoffs are no less demanding.

Proficient Pilot

Pilot Magazine | Aug 06, 2015

How wind affects your judgment

Law strengthens tower marking requirements

Advocacy | Jun 01, 2015

Pilots in Nebraska will soon have additional protection under a new law that adds teeth to requirements for marking meteorological evaluation towers (METs).

Aviate, educate

Advocacy | May 11, 2015

Jim Hanson demonstrates the link between aviation and STEM education with four sample aviation lesson plans he designed for age-appropriate presentation to classes.