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Pilot Proficiency

Top 10 Flying Blogs of 2014

Top 10 Flying Blogs of 2014

Keeping Cognitive Skills Sharp

Keeping Cognitive Skills Sharp

Sky Kings: Pilot Passenger — Friend or Foe?

Sky Kings: Pilot Passenger — Friend or Foe?

When Not To Plan Ahead

When Not To Plan Ahead

Unusual Attitudes: Old-Fashioned Maneuvers

Unusual Attitudes: Old-Fashioned Maneuvers

When You Go Back to Flight School, Don't Lose What You've Learned

When You Go Back to Flight School, Don't Lose What You've Learned

FLYING offers some tips for anyone facing a pause in their pilot training so they can retain their aviation knowledge.

The Long Line of Instructors

The Long Line of Instructors

11 Mistakes that Student Pilots Make

11 Mistakes that Student Pilots Make

When VFR Turns into IFR

When VFR Turns into IFR

Use A Syllabus

Use A Syllabus

What’s the Difference Between Currency and Proficiency?

What’s the Difference Between Currency and Proficiency?

It’s important to know the difference between the FAA’s standards and your own.

Do Missing Instruments Ground an Airplane?

Do Missing Instruments Ground an Airplane?

What Is the Difference Between a Fly-In and an Airshow?

What Is the Difference Between a Fly-In and an Airshow?

Is Flying Through Snow an Icing Hazard?

Is Flying Through Snow an Icing Hazard?

What’s the Ideal Age to Start Flying Lessons?

What’s the Ideal Age to Start Flying Lessons?

Chart Wise: Finger Lakes RNAV Rwy 1

Chart Wise: Finger Lakes RNAV Rwy 1

It's a straightforward T-bar approach to this wine country airport in New York.

Chart Wise: Ogden, Utah VOR-A

Chart Wise: Ogden, Utah VOR-A

Chart Wise: Roanoke LDA Y Runway 6

Chart Wise: Roanoke LDA Y Runway 6

Chart Wise: Martha's Vineyard ILS or LOC Rwy 24

Chart Wise: Martha's Vineyard ILS or LOC Rwy 24

Half Moon Bay RNAV (GPS) Runway 30

Half Moon Bay RNAV (GPS) Runway 30

Treat High-Altitude Turbulence with Knowledge and Respect

Treat High-Altitude Turbulence with Knowledge and Respect

Mountain wave turbulence can be a great teacher that cuts both ways.

Weight, Weight, Don't Tell Me

Weight, Weight, Don't Tell Me

Checklists Only Function When They're Open

Checklists Only Function When They're Open

Humbled for Life

Humbled for Life

Leaving in the Chocks

Leaving in the Chocks

Something Happened: Wind Shear Takes Down a Grumman Trainer

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.

Dissecting a Tragedy in the Third Dimension

Dissecting a Tragedy in the Third Dimension

King Air 350 Accident Proved to Be Fatal Misstep

King Air 350 Accident Proved to Be Fatal Misstep

Objection Overruled

Objection Overruled

A Skymaster Taking Off on One Engine?

A Skymaster Taking Off on One Engine?

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