Proficiency

Abort! Abort! Abort! »

Aborting a takeoff isn't a failure on the part of the pilot; it's a pilot showing the right stuff by recognizing the wrong stuff and taking action to keep people alive. More

More Proficiency Articles

Responding to the Unexpected »

In-flight anomalies can have serious consequences when a pilot encounters them for the first time. More

General Aviation Accident... »

Recent general aviation and air carrier accidents. More

Surviving VFR into IMC »

VFR into IMC events have a distressingly high fatality rate. Here's why they happen and some strategies for surviving based on research into reports from... More

Against the Flow »

A few tense moments can change the way ATC operates forever. In the process it might mean changes or at least challenges for you. More

High-Risk Professionals »

How can business professionals, who use general aviation for travel, confront the obvious aspect of schedule pressures to assure safety prevails? More

Insurance And Training »

Just because you built it, doesn’t mean you’re ready to fly it. More