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Is That Too Much Airplane For You? »

With used aircraft pricing at an all-time low, it’s easy to get sucked into a convincing fantasy that the airplane of your dreams is also one fitting your skills, operating budget and mission. More

Bendix King KSN770 Safety Display »

For years Garmin has owned the retrofit GPS market but Bendix King hopes to change that with the KSN770. It has a combination of touch and hard controls, open architecture and a familiar feature set. More

Five Twin Training Tips »

My actual single-engine landing was less than a month after receiving my ME rating, with a failed “critical” engine. My confidence went up greatly after that. More

Seven IFR Prep Tips »

Preparation is the best hedge against unhappy surprises when flying IFR, regardless of the weather. More

Aviation Access Project: Fractional LSA »

Aviation Access Project offers pilot's flexible shared ownership by purchasing a quarter, eighth, or sixteenth share in an advanced light sport model. More

Autopilot Repairs: Worth a Try »

Avidyne’s drop-in DFC90 betters the performance of an existing S-TEC 55. For some older systems, rebuilding is cheaper than replacement. More

Understanding Flow Control »

When there is too much metal and too little airspace, ATC has methods to cut the congestion, reduce cost, and improve safety. More

OpenAirplane: Maximizing Your Pilot's License »

For those who don’t own an airplane, the pilot certificate often turns off when the pilot is away from their home base because the process of renting an aircraft while away from home can be a hassle. OpenAirplane hopes to change this. More

Aircraft Detailing: More than a Wash »

Hiring a professional detailing service can create a starting point for rejuvenating the aircraft paint finish, while making routine post-flight cleaning easier. Detailing work is pricey, but might be paid during resale. More