Flying With a Friend

Approached properly, sharing a flight with another pilot can be a valuable learning tool.
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Develop Your Personal ‘One-Week-Out’ Checklist

An easy way to ensure you've covered it all because flying is more fun when you know for sure you haven't forgotten something.
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Grab Bag

Do you have an emergency "grab bag" of battery-powered backups? It can actually be fun to practice what you would do if the ...
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Weather Lessons Learned

The third dimension really matters.
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What Exactly Does XM Weather Show Us?

That Nexrad radar picture is great, but pilots need to understand what they are seeing.
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Flying With XM WX

Neat stuff.
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12 Steps to Understanding Weather Information

Tidbits on the Basics
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Strategy & Tactics: Part I

What you need to know about thunderstorms.
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Strategy & Tactics: Part II

What you need to know about thunderstorms.
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Defogging Datalink Weather

There's a host of options available for in-cockpit weather. Which is right for you, and how much will it cost?
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The Madness of Icing

Some pilots of light airplanes think that they can deal with ice. Here's why they're wrong.
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Forecasts: The Biggest Weather Traps

We all rely on the weatherman's educated guesses; sometimes we rely too much on them.
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Keyhole: Mapping Brought to Life

The coolest aviation software? It's the virtual world of Keyhole. Just don't tell pilots buddies that it's not intended for pilots.
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GPS 10 Years Later

Many of the predictions were wrong, but the system is working for most of us.
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Flying the African Bush

The pilot's view is the best you can get.
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Flying Kenya

Some options from Lane Wallace for flying GA aircraft in Kenya
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Battling the “Big Lie”

John King's crusade to change aviation's culture. (March 2001)
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