January 21, 2014
(above)In the clouds. Photo source: https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/562334_201384273372176_1146096530_n.jpg
(above)Helicopter over water, Belize. Photo credit: www.idesigniphone.com
(below)Sampo Kiviniemi took this photo of an airport taxiway. Photo credit: http://www.wherecoolthingshappen.com
(below) Some beauty is revealed only at a second glance. When viewed with the human eye, the giant asteroid Vesta, which was the object of scrutiny by the Dawn spacecraft from 2011 to 2012, is quite unspectacular color-wise. Vesta looks grayish, pitted by a variety of large and small craters. Photo credit: NASA
November 21, 2014 ePilot Training Tip: Fleshing out FICONs
The FAA encourages pilots to do a number of things in order to increase safety, but does not require them. Check out these three actions that are recommended.
Among the very first lessons a pilot learns is that a control yoke is not a steering wheel. Research underway in Europe could change that.
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