Sometimes in Flight, There Is No Safety in Numbers

Formation-flight tragedy in California accentuates the importance of airside discipline.
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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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Puzzling Personality

An unusual pilot’s dramatic crash in the Sunshine State leaves investigators guessing.
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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 Lead to Tragedy

In 2019, a puzzling mixture gets a yellow rotorcraft entangled in IFR conditions.
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Remember Being 19?

A novice pilot mixes up his airplanes, leading to tragic consequences.
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A Takeoff into the Clouds

Just a few seconds in IMC lead to disaster
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Good at Slowing Down

There are no pills for low energy in flight.
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Aftermaths: A New Book

A compilation of Peter Garrison’s beloved column in Flying magazine, Aftermath.
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