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The Pilot's Lounge #135: Think You Fly IFR? Meet Dave Hertel and Friends at the Hump
November 8, 2009 Weather, ice, and keeping track of all those instruments can keep you pretty busy during a routine flight, eh? Imagine...
The Pilot's Lounge #134: Gear Up, Good Night — Flying Freight in the Not-So-Good Old Days
June 28, 2009 While it is fashionable in some circles to assert that society is falling apart and that if only we could return to the ways...
The Pilot's Lounge #133: The Checkout — What Does an Instructor Want to See?
April 5, 2009 Want to ace your check ride? Pay attention, stay sharp, and read Rick Durden's latest installment of "The Pilot's Lounge" to...
The Pilot's Lounge #132: Why Flying Is Such A Buzz
December 18, 2008 We demonstrate all manner of inherently unsafe behavior in airplanes to student pilots. Why not show them how to buzz?
The Pilot's Lounge #131: Spin Training
October 13, 2008 Student pilots don't have to prove they can recover from a spin, but Rick Durden knows the training advantages that come from...
The Pilot's Lounge #130: Competition Spot Landings
September 8, 2008 If you think spot-landings within 100 feet of the required spot are a challenge, try it without power on approach. And do it...
The Pilot's Lounge #129: Landings -- Watching The Really Good Pilots
August 11, 2008 AVweb 's Rick Durden found some really good pilots at Oshkosh this year ... just by watching them land.
The Pilot's Lounge #128: Oshkosh Arrival -- Let's Stay Alive This Year
July 14, 2008 EAA AirVenture at Oshkosh is coming ... and we need to step up the safety level again.
The Pilot's Lounge #127: Unfairly Maligned Airplanes
June 16, 2008 Not every challenging airplane is actually a dog. AVweb's Rick Durden thinks some of the blame belongs to clueless pilots.
The Pilot's Lounge #126: The Less-Than-Great Planes
May 19, 2008 Your favorite airplane may be my nemesis, and vice versa. But some planes have very few supporters, usually for good reasons.
Troy Whistman of Fort Worth, TX kicks off our latest batch of reader-submitted photos with a shot you'll want to set as your desktop wallpaper. Click through for more reader-submitted photos.