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Pilot Magazine | Jun 01, 2007

Standard techniques for nonstandard runway conditions We had pilot reports from the day before, and the weather had been dry for several days. But with a backcountry air-strip you never know.

Never Again Online: Lake mission

Article | Aug 01, 2004

Late-summer evenings in Virginia can be very pleasant or they can be very uncomfortable. This day it was more the latter than the former.

Measure of Skill

Pilot Magazine | Aug 01, 1997

The fine art of throwing in the towel Pilot training places a great deal of emphasis on forced landings — and rightfully so. Being prepared to execute a successful emergency landing is an important part of a pilot's repertoire of skills.