Proficiency

Pushing It For Practice »

Why it doesn't make any sense to fly only on nice days with no wind. More

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Who's on First? »

Good judgment and quick thinking are hallmarks of the aviation mentality. Both pilots and air traffic controllers are in the decision-making business. For... More

General Aviation Accident... »

Recent general aviation and air carrier accidents. More

Cleared For the Visual »

Most of us like to hear those words especially after being beat-up in the clouds for the majority of the trip. But the clearance holds some special... More

Proper Rudder Use »

A quick and easy exercise teaches how timely rudder application can help prevent stall/spin accidents. More

General Aviation Accident... »

Recent general aviation and air carrier accidents. More

Why Bother With Logging? »

It's supposed to be a metric for currency and some of it is required. But filling in little boxes and columns seems so ... tedious. More