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ASF - Weather

Article | Mar 25, 2013

Weather and Flight Experience Alaska Adventure While flying part-time for an air taxi in Southeast Alaska I was asked by the owner to transport his daughter and daughter-in-law to a strip about 40 miles down the coast. The weather was pretty typical, low clouds, rain and fog, bringing the visibility to less than a mile.

President's Position: Welcome to our world

Pilot Magazine | Mar 01, 2013

Sharing the experience of flight

Time in type

Pilot Magazine | Feb 01, 2013

As six gloved hands pull six mixture controls to idle cutoff, the rumble of six idling Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp engines gives way to a metallic tink, tink, tink as the Hamilton Standard constant-speed propellers spin to a stop. Seven pilots (two in the lead airplane) simultaneously open their canopies, take off their helmets, dismount, and position the propellers so their blades are horizontal.

Pilots: James Lipton

Pilot Magazine | Jan 01, 2013

Inside this television host is a pilot

Proficient Pilot: Playing favorites

Pilot Magazine | Jan 01, 2013

I've never met an airplane I didn't like

Will fly for food

Pilot Magazine | Jan 01, 2013

For the Sunday Morning Breakfast Club, breakfast is the most important meal of the day.

Ultimate hangar chat: Wild world adventures

Article | Oct 11, 2012

France. New Zealand. South Africa. Pilots have vicariously visited these picturesque locations and flown the airways in those countries through the pages of AOPA Pilot. The editors shared tales of aviation safaris, flying in the French Alps, and breathtaking views of New Zealand during the Oct. 11 keynote at AOPA Aviation Summit in Palm Springs, Calif.