Proficiency

Under the Illusion »

Defined as an erroneous mental representation, the inability to reliably process the sensory inputs is a critical issue for instrument pilots. More

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Maule Over America: A Tale... »

Putting you in the pilot's seat for two ferry flights, three-quarters of the way across our nation. More

Podcast: Pilots Approve... »

Hundreds of pilots filled a theater in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada on Wednesday to watch a preview of Sully, the much-hyped account of the Miracle on the... More

Max-Gross Weight Ops »

Structurally, there are no adverse implications when operating at gross weight. But performance is drastically affected, especially when you need it most. More

Sully To Preview To Theater... »

The producers of “Sully,” the movie based on the ditching of Flight 1549 in the Hudson River in 2009, are apparently so confident of its... More

FAA Mulls Pilot Experience... »

The Wall Street Journal is reporting the FAA is considering reducing the number of hours military pilots must have before they can be airline first officers.... More

Advanced Stalls »

Every primary student who’s at least been ready to solo has experienced a few stalls and recoveries. If they’re lucky, they also are introduced to... More