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Something Happened: Wind Shear Takes Down a Grumman Trainer

Remember that an airplane does not instantly recover airspeed that's lost in a wind shear.
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Flying Along on a Cushion of Grease

For airplanes, ground effect comes into play only during certain brief parts of a flight. Not so for wingships.
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Dissecting a Tragedy in the Third Dimension

There's quite a difference between simulated IFR and the real thing.
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What We Can Learn from Ill-Fated Titan Submersible

Its service life limit unfortunately appears to have been only about a day or two.
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King Air 350 Accident Proved to Be Fatal Misstep

The 2019 incident near Dallas exhibited all the signs of a random pilot error.
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Aircraft Building Has Come Out of the Woods

Timber holds a special place as the primordial material in airplane construction.
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Objection Overruled

A flight into poor weather conditions turns out to be a real ‘wash job’ after all.
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Has Anybody Seen Max Q?

Airspeed measurement marks an important milestone during a rocket’s ascent.
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An Aviation Chat with a Bot

Our technical expert’s job is safe for now.
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A Skymaster Taking Off on One Engine?

The NTSB links a potentially preventable Cessna 337 accident in remote Alaska to an inadvertent stall.
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