Features

Denali Scout: Power Handling, Fun »

An extra 30 HP has turned a very good backcountry airplane into a great one. The Denali provides an excellent combination of STOL capability and decent speed. More

Under the Illusion »

Defined as an erroneous mental representation, the inability to reliably process the sensory inputs is a critical issue for instrument pilots. More

Cessna 172 Skyhawk »

Perhaps one of the most recognizable and most produced general aviation aircraft, Cessna’s 172 Skyhawk may also be among the most economical four-placers to own. Sure, there are others worth considering, including the Piper Warrior, Beech Sundowner and even a Grumman Cheetah, but Skyhawks tend to be favored by flight schools. This makes more of them—including modern glass panel-equipped models—available on the used market. And there are plenty of Skyhawks of various vintages to chose from. More

Your Refurb: Blackhawk King Air 350 »

Blackhawk Modifications, Inc. of Waco, Texas is flight testing its upgrade to the King Air 350 that’s designed to give it cruise speeds that will match a number of jets. More

Record Breaker »

Setting the round-trip USA aviation speed record in an RV-6A. More

Close, but not Too Close »

Controllers work under very strict separation standards that can be a mystery to pilots. Understanding those requirements, though, helps you work with the system. More