Technique

Technique

Article

Reviving Aurora: Friends of wing walker to restore Stearman

Friends of wing walker Jane Wicker want to restore her 450-horsepower Stearman biplane, destroyed in a June 2013 accident that killed Wicker and her pilot.

Apr 16, 2014 | comments

Advocacy

Smith Field: Airport of dreams

Smith Field in Fort Wayne, Ind., has withstood three separate attacks—in the 1970s, 1990s, and 2002—to close it and redevelop the land. Now, it's thriving.

Apr 16, 2014 | comments

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: What is a clearance?

Discussing the pros and cons of possible routes, your CFII poses an unexpected question: “What is an air traffic clearance?”

Apr 14, 2014 | comments
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Aerobatics

Article

Reviving Aurora: Friends of wing walker to restore Stearman

Friends of wing walker Jane Wicker want to restore her 450-horsepower Stearman biplane, destroyed in a June 2013 accident that killed Wicker and her pilot.

Apr 16, 2014 | comments

Article

Wagstaff teams for teaching

Airshow legend Patty Wagstaff has partnered with Southeast Aero, U.S. distributor of Extra Aircraft, to offer aerobatic training in St. Augustine, Fla.

Mar 27, 2014 | comments

News release

Wagstaff To Serve As AOPA Ambassador

Wagstaff To Serve As AOPA Ambassador

Mar 19, 2014
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IFR

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: What is a clearance?

Discussing the pros and cons of possible routes, your CFII poses an unexpected question: “What is an air traffic clearance?”

Apr 14, 2014 | comments

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: 'Deviate as necessary'

The clouds were angry, but the passenger was angrier.

Apr 08, 2014

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: A full-scale deflection

When the CDI became fully deflected, time was up for troubleshooting a glitchy GPS.

Apr 01, 2014 | comments
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Takeoffs and Landings

Advocacy

Smith Field: Airport of dreams

Smith Field in Fort Wayne, Ind., has withstood three separate attacks—in the 1970s, 1990s, and 2002—to close it and redevelop the land. Now, it's thriving.

Apr 16, 2014 | comments

Rotorcraft Rookie

Rotorcraft Rookie: The best study materials

Although there may be more books and reference materials in the fixed-wing world, most helicopter study materials are really well done.

Apr 01, 2014 | comments

Article

Redbird launches simulator challenge

Redbird Flight Simulations is encouraging pilots from all over the world to show their stuff in the company's new 'Flying' Challenge Cup.

Apr 01, 2014 | comments
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Mountain Flying

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Safety

ASI courses provide credit towards your CFI certificate renewal.

Mar 15, 2014

Article

Motor glider rides Himalayan waves

A research team is using a Stemme motor glider to photograph Himalayan Mountains from 26,000 feet with a goal of saving lives.

Jan 28, 2014 | comments

Article

Glider pilots aim to reach 90,000 feet on wind power

A small team is aiming to soar to the far reaches of the stratosphere in a specially designed glider that will transport its pilots to a desperately lonely place.

Oct 30, 2013 | comments
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