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Pipistrel introduces electric trainer

Pipistrel, the Slovenian manufacturer of several eco-friendly, electrically powered airplanes, has announced its new two-seat trainer, the WATTsUP.

Aug 27, 2014 | comments

Advocacy

EAA chapter uses fly-in to help save Braden Airpark

An EAA chapter in Pennsylvania hopes that its annual fly-in will help save the local airport.

Aug 27, 2014

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: The 'flexible safety buffer'

When it comes to establishing personal minimums, you need a working definition of the term.

Aug 22, 2014 | comments
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Aerobatics

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Pipistrel introduces electric trainer

Pipistrel, the Slovenian manufacturer of several eco-friendly, electrically powered airplanes, has announced its new two-seat trainer, the WATTsUP.

Aug 27, 2014 | comments

Advocacy

EAA chapter uses fly-in to help save Braden Airpark

An EAA chapter in Pennsylvania hopes that its annual fly-in will help save the local airport.

Aug 27, 2014

Article

Werth loses engine

Veteran airshow performer Billy Werth teaches students to consider roads in case of emergency. On Aug. 10, he took his own advice.

Aug 20, 2014 | comments
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IFR

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: The 'flexible safety buffer'

When it comes to establishing personal minimums, you need a working definition of the term.

Aug 22, 2014 | comments

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Coded weather? GMAB!

If it’s been a while, try starting your next proficiency session by getting the weather with a pad, not the iPad.

Aug 19, 2014 | comments

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Careful what you wish for

The Skyhawk’s cockpit is sweltering as the pilot monitors the engine oil temperature and waits for the center controller to call.

Aug 12, 2014 | comments
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Takeoffs and Landings

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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Training Tip: Loadings and landings

New pilots may underestimate the physical effort needed to rotate some aircraft to the landing attitude.

Aug 04, 2014

Article

Training Tip: Too good on takeoff

Unable to climb, and unable to lower the nose to accelerate without contacting the ground, he is in a spot.

Jul 21, 2014 | comments
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Mountain Flying

Pilot Magazine

P&E Avionics: Touché

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

Aug 07, 2014

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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

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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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