Proficiency

What The Frederick Crash Reveals About Cirrus Accident Trends »

Nothing specifically, other than to illuminate a strongly positive improvement in accident rates that probably isn't happenstance. More

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It Wasn't Remarkable »

The aircraft involved was a 1973 Cessna T210L. It had a current annual inspection, was ADS-B compliant, had a GPS approved for IFR operations and the... More

Making IMC Transitions »

Mark Twain once said, "If you hold a cat by the tail, you learn things you cannot learn any other way." That's also true of flying a Cat I ILS to minimums.... More

Pitch? Or Power? »

Seemingly for generations pilots have argued over which controls speed and which controls altitude: power or pitch. To achieve optimum performance in any... More

What Hypoxia Sounds Like »

Listen to this and you'll understand why hypoxia makes you stupid. More

New This Week »

In their weekly perusal of developments in aviation, AVweb's staff turned up news of an expansion of SocialFlight, insurance benefits for customers of... More

The Risks of Maneuvering... »

Sure, we know what maneuvering speed is, we learned it in private pilot ground school. It turns out that we were rather badly mislead. More