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The Making of the World's Largest Skydive
The world's most experienced skydivers recently met in Thailand to build a record, 400-way formation. What did it take? The resources of an entire air force, 300 tons of Jet-A, a trainload of oxygen bottles and the determined endurance of a marathon runner, according to AVweb's Editorial Director (and skydiver) Paul Bertorelli.
The Savvy Aviator #28: Be Prepared
The most exasperating aircraft mechanicals invariably occur between Friday night and Sunday afternoon when you're hundreds of miles from home. The difference between a minor annoyance and major trauma often hinges on whether you're prepared.
Non-towered pattern entry. Dick Taylor explains the not-so-common knowledge that keeps you safer in the pattern at a non-towered airport. This is one case where the simplest approach isn't always the best. Click through to learn.