Proficiency

Your Attitude on Instruments »

Get reacquainted with the basics of attitude flying. Review the cross-check information available from those flight displays. More

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Emergencies: Deciding Which... »

A surgeon suggests a method for deciding which emergencies a pilot should practice. More

Loud, Clear, No Fear »

Getting a handle on radio communications takes a little bit of confidence, but it can make a world of difference in your dealings with ATC. More

Turbulence Targets »

The airplane probably can handle it, but only if you slow down, keep the wings level and accept altitude excursions. More

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... More

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