Trouble Flying Low Upon the Suwanee River

Power lines prove fatal for a pilot looking for a dog's life jacket.
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Sometimes in Flight, There Is No Safety in Numbers

Formation-flight tragedy in California accentuates the importance of airside discipline.
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Post-Flight Checks Can Expedite the Preflight Process

A longtime contributor and pilot illustrates why it's important to make the end of one flight the start of another.
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Do Flaps Make Lift?

A common thought is that deploying the flaps will improve your climb rate. But is it true?
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Crossing the North Pole the Old-Fashioned Way

Plotting a flight there like they did in the old days requires calculation, a modified sundial, and a sense of adventure. But it ...
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The Moth and the Flame

Mountain peaks are magnets for pilots but they harbor dangerous winds.
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The Tragic Day When a Pilot Was Literally Flying Blind

Oregon incident can teach us all a lesson in being honest with yourself.
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Aftermath: Puzzling Personality

An unusual pilot’s dramatic crash in the Sunshine State leaves investigators guessing.
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Technicalities: Why Jets Fly High and Fast

Peter Garrison explains how jets produce thrust and recips produce torque.
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The Danger of Irrational Exuberance

Learning a new aircraft takes time. Not taking that time can be a treacherous decision.
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Lost Horizons in a Helicopter

A yellow rotorcraft gets entangled in IFR conditions.
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Weighing in on Electric Air Taxis

Your wish is a VTOL’s command, perhaps.
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Aftermath: Remember 19?

A novice pilot mixes up his airplanes.
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Looking Into the Aviation Future

We look through the glass and what do we see?
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A Takeoff Into the Clouds

Just a few seconds in IMC lead to disaster
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Losing the Word “Lift”

Finding an alternative term for this imprecise aerodynamic one.
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Good at Slowing Down

There are no pills for low energy in flight.
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Tall Tales for Airplane Tails

What works on one aircraft might not work on another.
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Aftermaths: A New Book

A compilation of Peter Garrison’s beloved column in Flying magazine, Aftermath.
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The Design of the Celera 500L

Fact or fiction? What do we make of these claims?
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