Aerodynamics

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Ice bridging?

Pilot Magazine | Feb 01, 2013

Modern guidance says the condition is a fallacy

Fly-Outs: California bush pilots

Pilot Magazine | Sep 01, 2012

Windy adventure in the Channel Islands

Avionics: AOA for GA is OK by FAA

Pilot Magazine | Mar 01, 2012

Angle of attack indicators have long been regarded as essential in military, corporate, and airline cockpits--and a recent FAA letter could speed the adoption of these potentially lifesaving systems in light general aviation airplanes, as well.

Custom content for the Sept. 2, 2011, issue of 'AOPA ePilot' newsletter

Article | Sep 01, 2011

Training Tips: Access is everything; Flight Training News: Aerodynamics made easy; Training Products: 'Flying the Cessna Skycatcher' from King Schools; Final Exam Question: What are the right-of-way rules for aircraft operating on water?

Safety Pilot:

Pilot Magazine | Jan 01, 2011

There is a myth among many in aviation and education that advanced math is essential to fly with any degree of safety and skill. Unfortunately, my father did not pass along his genetic gift for advanced mathematics, but that was little detriment to my becoming a pilot.

AOPA Pilot Online

Pilot Magazine | Sep 01, 2008

Featured story: The key to ownership: Realizing the dream Ever been bit by the “For Sale” banner hanging off a prop, especially if that prop was attached to your “dream” airplane? Nothing wrong with renting, but wouldn’t it be nice to own the airplane and have control over scheduling and maintenance? You bet. “I own an aircraft” has a nice ring to it, indeed.

Answers for Pilots: Stretching your fuel dollar

Pilot Magazine | Aug 01, 2008

Flight planning with a fuel-economy focus, and implementing efficient ground, departure, en route, and arrival procedures will result in immediate fuel savings. Other contributing factors to fuel efficiency that have a long-term, continuing impact on fuel burn, include maintenance and care of the airframe, engine, and prop, as well as aircraft modifications that reduce drag and improve aerodynamics.