Features

Radar Revealed »

Twenty years ago, the idea of carrying sophisticated digital radar in anything under a medium twin would probably have been met with roars of laughter, but technology has brought amazing advances. Now it’s possible for even an ultralight pilot to use the Internet to access essentially the same tools that are available to forecasters. More

Diamond DA40 Star »

A composite single that’s modern, fast and efficient. Best of all, the Diamond DA40 Star has an impressive safety record. More

New FAA Hangar Policy: Common Sense »

Last week the FAA issued its official policy as to what may be stored in a hangar on an airport that receives federal AIP money—and and the contents look positive for aircraft owners and homebuilders. More

Piper Warrior »

Competing with the Cessna Skyhawk, the Piper Warrior is a reliable combination of simplicity, functionality and performance. The Warrior is a Jack-of-all-trades but a master of none. The plane features smooth, honest flying with no surprises. More

Flying a Perfect Approach »

First you have to know what perfect is. Here are some tips on self-evaluation. More

Drone Avoidance: More Than Flying High »

Until now there has been little in the way of educational material for pilots when it comes to protecting themselves in a world where the number of registered drone operators exceeds the number of manned aircraft pilots and the danger of unmanned—manned inflight collision is steadily increasing. More

Post-Flight Debrief »

Make a deliberate, honest assessment of your performance on the just-completed flight. More

ATC Watches - You Fly »

Major problems often start with minor issues. ATC minds the details of the big picture and steps up when pilots find themselves in tricky situations. More

Cheapgasitis »

Trying to reduce operating costs by chasing inexpensive fuel? It’s easy to be left high and dry. More