Technique

Technique

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: 'One harrowing experience'

Even brief flight under actual conditions can expose how well your basic instrument flying is serving.

Sep 30, 2014

Article

Bobby Breeden: Proof that practice makes perfect

Bobby Breeden: Proof that practice makes perfect

Sep 26, 2014

Article

Top 10 reasons to come home to Frederick

A high-adrenaline aerobatic demonstration, warbird rides, and gourmet food trucks are among the highlights of AOPA’s Homecoming Fly-In at Frederick Municipal Airport in Maryland Oct. 4.

Sep 23, 2014
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Aerobatics

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Top 10 reasons to come home to Frederick

A high-adrenaline aerobatic demonstration, warbird rides, and gourmet food trucks are among the highlights of AOPA’s Homecoming Fly-In at Frederick Municipal Airport in Maryland Oct. 4.

Sep 23, 2014

Fly like a fighter

Fly like a fighter: Inner voice

An Air Force pilot offered the opportunity to fly a risky show with the Italian Frecce Tricolori air demonstration team had a choice to make: Fly with them in an airshow or go out with an Air Force nurse he had just met. Something inside told him to go with the nurse. During the airshow, the demonstration team suffered a midair collision.

Sep 08, 2014 | comments

Pilot Magazine

AOPA Homecoming Fly-in: Frederick, MD

Welcome back to AOPA headquarters for the sixth 2014 regional fly-in at Frederick Municipal Airport (FDK).

Sep 08, 2014
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IFR

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: 'One harrowing experience'

Even brief flight under actual conditions can expose how well your basic instrument flying is serving.

Sep 30, 2014

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Two white, two red

What a pilot gleans from a PAPI’s white and red lights depends on other design features of the approach, reviewed and noted during preflight planning.

Sep 23, 2014

Advocacy

Dallas SIDs and STARs overhaul takes effect Sept. 18

Changes to departure and arrival procedures in Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport airspace will take effect Sept. 18, and AOPA is cautioning pilots to plan ahead for the new procedures.

Sep 18, 2014
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Takeoffs and Landings

Article

Bobby Breeden: Proof that practice makes perfect

Bobby Breeden: Proof that practice makes perfect

Sep 26, 2014

Article

Training Tip: Deciding to land

Today you found out why your instructor is always saying that a go-around should be “instinctive” when something goes wrong during a landing.

Sep 02, 2014

Pilot Magazine

The Bonanza goes to war

Few students of the Vietnam War know much about the QU–22B Pave Eagle, the most unusual Bonanza you’ve never seen. Well, it’s mostly Bonanza; the highly modified airframe has a number of unique parts. Only 27 were built, plus six predecessor YQU–22A models.

Aug 06, 2014
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Mountain Flying

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P&E Avionics: Touché

The Touch’s 10.6-inch screen dominated the narrow Carbon Cub panel.

Aug 07, 2014

Article

5 tips to help you renew your CFI certificate

Some flight instructor refresher courses can be dry, monotonous, tedious, and downright painful—but not the Air Safety Institute’s eFIRC.

Aug 06, 2014

Article

Pilot Getaways: Priest Lake, Idaho

The murmur of a breeze in the evergreens sings a soft harmony to the deep blue of a brightening sky—it’s morning in the Idaho mountains. In Priest Lake, Idaho, the choices of fun and relaxation, from water-skiing to huckleberry picking, are nearly limitless. Explore the area during your visit to AOPA’s Spokane Fly-In.

Aug 04, 2014
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