Technique

Technique

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Why 'No SID'?

Your CFII usually follows up route-planning drilling with a review of appropriate regulations, and today’s selection is 14 CFR 91.185, "IFR Operations: Two-way radio communications failure."

Nov 21, 2014

Advocacy

AOPA: Nez Perce-Clearwater plan should protect airstrips

Revisions to the U.S. Forest Service’s plan for Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests in Idaho should allow safety-related improvements to existing airstrips and open the door to creation of new airstrips, AOPA said in comments on the revisions Nov. 12.

Nov 20, 2014

Article

An unforgettable hour

Patty Wagstaff is a patient teacher, with the skill and experience to get the most out of the Extra 300L—and her student.

Nov 19, 2014
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Aerobatics

Article

An unforgettable hour

Patty Wagstaff is a patient teacher, with the skill and experience to get the most out of the Extra 300L—and her student.

Nov 19, 2014

Article

Mooney unveils diesel M10T, M10J

Mooney is taking aim at the international market with its new M10T and M10J diesel-powered singles announced Nov. 11.

Nov 11, 2014 | comments

Article

Famous Pilots Mike Goulian

Coming from a family who founded one of the largest flying schools in the Northeast, it isn’t surprising that Mike Goulian pursued a career in aviation.

Nov 07, 2014
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IFR

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Why 'No SID'?

Your CFII usually follows up route-planning drilling with a review of appropriate regulations, and today’s selection is 14 CFR 91.185, "IFR Operations: Two-way radio communications failure."

Nov 21, 2014

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: BATLE station

The DME has been acting up on today’s flight. Now it’s doing it again.

Nov 14, 2014

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: 'My first ever runway incursion'

You have your clearance, have made the “go” decision, and are taxiing toward the active runway. Gusty winds and rain are making this a more demanding task than usual; if anything unexpected comes up such as a last-minute routing change or an anomalous indication on the panel, will you be able to sort everything out without error?

Nov 10, 2014 | comments
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Takeoffs and Landings

Article

Training Tip: Maximum solo

Be sure to take the opportunities your training environment offers to maximize the value of the solo hours that go in your logbook.

Oct 14, 2014

Pilot Magazine

A week in the sun

Take a vacation in the southwest with friends and pick up a glider rating in the process.

Oct 02, 2014

Article

Bobby Breeden: Proof that practice makes perfect

Bobby Breeden: Proof that practice makes perfect

Sep 26, 2014
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Mountain Flying

Pilot Magazine

P&E/Proficiency: Alaskan adventure

Dwayne King, the founder of the Christian nonprofit Kingdom Air Corps who has decades of experience flying in northern Alaska and eastern Russia, specializes in training missionary pilots how to fly safely in remote areas over unforgiving terrain.

Nov 07, 2014

Pilot Magazine

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
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