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Quiz #104: Preflight This
No person shall begin a flight without ensuring that most of the aircraft parts are attached in an airworthy fashion. That inspection requires more than a laminated checklist, so let's preflight the logbook, fuel, and pilot's airworthiness.

No Muss, No Fuss Oil Changing
If you're interested in changing your own oil and oil filter -- and pilot-certificated owners are allowed to -- don't treat it as an easy job even if you've done it on your car. Complexities abound and errors are costly. AVweb presents a basic outline of the process, as well as an in-depth description of how to deal with that oil filter.

Radar contact. Paul Berge identifies the differences in meaning for both VFR and IFR pilots when a controller says "radar contact." He also tells you what it doesn't mean for any pilot engaged in either type of flight. Click through to learn.