Technique

Technique

Article

Unusual attitudes to the extreme

Loss of control is the No. 1 cause of fatalities in aviation, and the National Transportation Safety Board has named the problem to its Most Wanted list to promote safety education and flight training on that subject.

May 28, 2015

Article

Texas storms scrub Ladies Love Taildraggers, Bluebonnet fly-ins

The Ladies Love Taildraggers Fly-In that had been scheduled May 28 through 30 has been canceled in light of storms and floods that have pummeled Texas.

May 27, 2015

Aircraft Maintenance

Aircraft maintenance: 10 tips to protect aircraft tires

Aircraft tires are extremely resilient and reliable, but they're also critically important to safe takeoffs and landings. Here are 10 tips that can help you get the most from your tires, fly as safely as possible, and take good care of those round rubber friends.

May 21, 2015 | comments
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Aerobatics

Article

Unusual attitudes to the extreme

Loss of control is the No. 1 cause of fatalities in aviation, and the National Transportation Safety Board has named the problem to its Most Wanted list to promote safety education and flight training on that subject.

May 28, 2015

Article

Mini Oshkosh: Full-scale fun for RC pilots

Joe Nall Week at the Triple Tree Aerodrome in Woodruff, South Carolina, is the largest remote control fly-in in the world, typically attracting RC pilots from all 50 states and 11 countries.

May 14, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Homecoming Fly-In, Frederick, Maryland

Come to your airport—the national headquarters of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association—for the association’s annual Homecoming Fly-In June 6.

May 12, 2015
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IFR

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Red flag warning

From one 56-day cycle to the next, a U.S. en route low altitude chart contains an average of 1,361 changes.

May 12, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Pilot Counsel: IFR to a VFR airport

The bottom line is, an alternate airport must be included in every case if the destination airport does not have an instrument approach procedure.

May 06, 2015

Article

IFR for ATC

Nashua Flight Simulator and Daniel Webster College are collaborating to help air traffic controllers of the future understand what it's like in the soup.

Apr 28, 2015
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Takeoffs and Landings

Aircraft Maintenance

Aircraft maintenance: 10 tips to protect aircraft tires

Aircraft tires are extremely resilient and reliable, but they're also critically important to safe takeoffs and landings. Here are 10 tips that can help you get the most from your tires, fly as safely as possible, and take good care of those round rubber friends.

May 21, 2015 | comments

Article

Mini Oshkosh: Full-scale fun for RC pilots

Joe Nall Week at the Triple Tree Aerodrome in Woodruff, South Carolina, is the largest remote control fly-in in the world, typically attracting RC pilots from all 50 states and 11 countries.

May 14, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Checkride redux

The 61.58 ride amounts to a repeat of the full, initial type rating checkride, complete with simulated emergencies and procedures that must be flown to the practical tests standards set down for airline transport pilots.

May 12, 2015
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Mountain Flying

News release

FIRST AOPA FLY-IN OF 2015 A RESOUNDING SUCCESS

FIRST AOPA FLY-IN OF 2015 A RESOUNDING SUCCESS

May 19, 2015

Advocacy

Event launches Colorado’s spring flying season

Colorado aviators came together to strengthen ties, enhance safety of flight, and enjoy each other’s company in an annual meet-and-greet event at Denver’s Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport.

Apr 17, 2015

Article

NTSB alerts focus on transition training, mountain flying

Transition training, mountain flying, and post-maintenance preflight inspections are among the topics of four National Transportation Safety Board Safety Alerts issued April 7.

Apr 08, 2015 | comments
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