ePilot Accident Report Archive
2015, 06 16
Aerobatics are very safe—when performed in an appropriate place by a qualified pilot flying a suitable airplane.
2015, 06 01
What could possibly account for the crash of a meticulously maintained P-51 flown by an expert pilot in beautiful weather?
2015, 05 18
The last few miles are just as dangerous as any others--especially if you're scud running at night.
2015, 04 27
The desire for a bargain shouldn't lead aircraft buyers to cut corners.
2015, 04 13
Even if you bother computing weight and balance, the results can't be trusted any more than you can trust the airplane's payload to stay in the places you put it.
2015, 04 02
Apparently minor discrepancies can have immense repercussions.
2015, 03 26
Teaching yourself to fly an unfamiliar airplane is daring enough. Teaching yourself to fly an unfamiliar homebuilt when you haven't flown in a decade practically invites catastrophe.
2015, 03 17
There are no easy answers as to why a Beech Debonair flown by three airline transport pilots crashed immediately after takeoff in February 2014.
2015, 03 03
Autopilots are handy, but you'd better be able to fly the airplane by hand. You just might have to.
2015, 02 19
In flight, you want everything possible working to your advantage.