Proficiency

Podcast: CubCrafters Gets Serious About TransitionTraining »

After purchasing every model in the CubCrafters line, TacAero now offers a certified five-day transition course to prepare CubCrafters' customers for the challenges of flying a high-performance tailwheel airplane. Aviation Consumer editor Larry Anglisano spoke with CubCrafters' John Whitish and TacAero's Jeremy Young about the program. More

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Pilot Proficiency Center... »

One of the most popular sites at EAA AirVenture in recent years has been the Pilot Proficiency Center, which keeps adding new features to help pilots stay... More

IMC—Fear and Foolishness »

Often in life we allow unwarranted fears to impede the fulfillment of our ambitions. But how can we know when to challenge fear and when to respect it? More

Down-Transitions »

You’ve spent most of your life moving up in aircraft size and complexity. Now you’re down-transitioning to something smaller. It’s more of a... More

Short Final »

I was flying an A-36 Bonanza through the SFO Class Bravo a few years ago and there was quite a bit of airline traffic departing at the time. ATC advised me... More

Podcast: Brainteaser... »

The Brainteaser #220 Bonus Question asked readers to name their favorite airshow performers or performances. The results are in, and no one appearing on... More

Five Crosswind Fixes »

Remember films like The Blue Max, The Red Baron or Flyboys? They all depicted WWI aerial warfare, in machines invented some 15 years earlier. Instead of... More