Technique

Technique

Article

Time running out to bid on tailwheel package

Time is running out for potential tailwheel pilots to bid on a package of tailwheel training at Lakeland, Florida-based Tailwheels Etc.—including two hours in a 1940 Stearman Kaydet biplane—in this year’s AOPA Foundation online auction.

Dec 18, 2014

Advocacy

FAA deputy administrator a new pilot

Many student pilots are nervous come checkride day. When you’re a top official at the agency responsible for the safe operation of the largest airspace system in the world, it can add to the pressure.

Dec 18, 2014 | comments

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Timing the handoff

No one likes to blow a radio exchange with ATC, but it's not possible to know exactly when a handoff from one center sector to another, or from a center to approach, is going to happen.

Dec 12, 2014 | comments
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Aerobatics

Article

Breitling jets plan U.S. tour

The Breitling Jet Team has announced an itinerary of 18 stops for the team's first U.S. tour in 2015.

Dec 10, 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

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
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IFR

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Timing the handoff

No one likes to blow a radio exchange with ATC, but it's not possible to know exactly when a handoff from one center sector to another, or from a center to approach, is going to happen.

Dec 12, 2014 | comments

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: In uncharted territory

When was the last time you were instructed by a controller, or requested by an instrument flight instructor to fly an uncharted hold?

Dec 08, 2014 | comments

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Pitch anomalies

The aircraft does seem less responsive in pitch now—but what would that have to do with icing?

Dec 01, 2014
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Takeoffs and Landings

Article

Time running out to bid on tailwheel package

Time is running out for potential tailwheel pilots to bid on a package of tailwheel training at Lakeland, Florida-based Tailwheels Etc.—including two hours in a 1940 Stearman Kaydet biplane—in this year’s AOPA Foundation online auction.

Dec 18, 2014

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
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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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