Pilot Proficiency

Planning the Big Trip

Planning the Big Trip

Tips from an instructor before you take that long summer cross-country flight

Tailwheel Versus Tricycle Gear

Tailwheel Versus Tricycle Gear

Aviation’s version of the Ginger-versus-Mary-Ann debate, pilots have strong opinions about their undercarriage.

What a Type Club Can Do For You

What a Type Club Can Do For You

Is Oshkosh a Good Introduction to Aviation?

Is Oshkosh a Good Introduction to Aviation?

What Financial Help Can I Get as an Adult Learning to Fly?
Finishing a Pilot Certificate with a Disability

Finishing a Pilot Certificate with a Disability

Rocky Mountain Metro (KBJC), Denver RNAV (GPS) Rwy 30R

Rocky Mountain Metro (KBJC), Denver RNAV (GPS) Rwy 30R

KBJC is a great option for those flying to Denver, but there are a few things to watch for on...

El Monte, California VOR-A: A Deceptively Simple Approach?
South Lake Tahoe LDA Approach Requires Key Points Not to Miss
Holland, Michigan, ILS or LOC Runway 26

Holland, Michigan, ILS or LOC Runway 26

Anchorage ILS Runway 15

Anchorage ILS Runway 15

Racing a Storm Is Not the Best Choice

Racing a Storm Is Not the Best Choice

Ferrying an airplane for a friend takes a turn for the worse when a storm prompts a hasty reaction.

In Winter, It's Not the 'Flying' Part That Gets to You
A Flutter in the Gauge

A Flutter in the Gauge

A Flock of Geese Triggers Another Hazard

A Flock of Geese Triggers Another Hazard

I.L.A.F.F.T.: The Glide Slope

I.L.A.F.F.T.: The Glide Slope

Improvisation Is Not a Flight Plan

Improvisation Is Not a Flight Plan

Habit born from overconfidence plus nonchalance add up to a deadly combination.

A Pilot Gets Caught Between Procedure and Instinct

A Pilot Gets Caught Between Procedure and Instinct

The Danger of Repeated Omissions

The Danger of Repeated Omissions

For One Low-Time Pilot, A Pattern of Small Errors Proves Fatal
A Pilot Goes One Airport Too Far

A Pilot Goes One Airport Too Far

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