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Airvan flies on floats

Alaska floatplane operators will be getting a new choice soon when the Mahindra Aerospace Airvan on floats comes online in 2016.

Sep 02, 2015

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Holland shines

Rob Holland’s unprecedented third freestyle victory at the World Aerobatic Championships gave the U.S. team reason to celebrate amid another disappointment.

Sep 02, 2015

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New e-publication focuses on IFR flying

Pilot proficiency information source PilotWorkshops announced the release of IFR Focus, a free monthly electronic publication for instrument pilots and students.

Sep 01, 2015
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Aerobatics

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Holland shines

Rob Holland’s unprecedented third freestyle victory at the World Aerobatic Championships gave the U.S. team reason to celebrate amid another disappointment.

Sep 02, 2015

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Acro breakdown

Sometimes the best way to build something is to bust it into little pieces. An aerobatic competition sequence is one example.

Aug 27, 2015 | comments

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Among friends

Pilots count on friends and family to make organized aerobatic competition possible, and each contest poses a logistical challenge that requires many volunteers.

Aug 20, 2015 | comments
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IFR

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New e-publication focuses on IFR flying

Pilot proficiency information source PilotWorkshops announced the release of IFR Focus, a free monthly electronic publication for instrument pilots and students.

Sep 01, 2015

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: A threshold question

When an accident claims an experienced pilot flying a familiar mission, other pilots ponder whether they would have been vulnerable to a similar outcome.

Sep 01, 2015

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Precisely flown nonprecision

Flying the VOR RWY 9 approach into Anoka County-Blaine Airport in Minneapolis, Minnesota, how would you plan your descent to the minimum descent altitude?

Aug 18, 2015
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Takeoffs and Landings

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Airvan flies on floats

Alaska floatplane operators will be getting a new choice soon when the Mahindra Aerospace Airvan on floats comes online in 2016.

Sep 02, 2015

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Training Tip: Controlling crosswind takeoffs

Crosswind landings get all the glory when student pilots, pilots, and instructors share ideas about training techniques. But crosswind takeoffs are no less demanding.

Aug 31, 2015

Pilot Magazine

P&E: Ownership

Two nearly identical Cessna 172S models take the runway side by side for a real-world test of whether vortex generators make a measurable performance difference.

Aug 07, 2015
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Mountain Flying

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High altitude, thin margins

Flying west from Colorado Springs, pilots can explore the breathtaking scenery of the Front Range while learning valuable lessons in density altitude, weather, and flight planning.

Aug 27, 2015

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Flying Aviation Expo in Palm Springs set for October

The skills, technologies, and products that will be familiar to the next generation of pilots will be in focus at the Flying Aviation Expo.

Aug 12, 2015

Pilot Magazine

AOPA Fly-In Colorado Springs, CO

A special section for the AOPA Fly-in at Colorado Springs, Colorado

Aug 11, 2015
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