Error Chain »

Crankshaft seal blowout! More

Loud, Clear, No Fear »

Getting a handle on radio communications takes a little bit of confidence, but it can make a world of difference in your dealings with ATC. More

Your Refurb: The Pre-Buy Exam »

Whether you're buying an airplane to refurbish or one that's just been refurbed it's essential that you subject it to a pre-buy exam by a mechanic you chose. More

Turbulence Targets »

The airplane probably can handle it, but only if you slow down, keep the wings level and accept altitude excursions. More

Budget IFR Upgrades: Used Garmin 430W Wins »

But put a sharp pencil on new equipment first. Expect sizable cost overruns to replace supporting accessories and for adding ADS-B equipment. More

Abort! Abort! Abort! »

Aborting a takeoff isn't a failure on the part of the pilot; it's a pilot showing the right stuff by recognizing the wrong stuff and taking action to keep people alive. More

Responding to the Unexpected »

In-flight anomalies can have serious consequences when a pilot encounters them for the first time. More