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Merely a Flesh Wound »

How bad does a flight situation have to get before we recognize that we need help? More

Wind Tunnel »

How skin condition affects aircraft performance. More

Flying Classics and Antiques »

Pilots trained on modern airplanes sometimes do not realize how easy they are to fly and experience culture shock when they discover that older airplanes require more work and finesse to fly well. More

IFR Gone Good »

The nature of IFR flight is that we train, prepare and even plan for the worst. Itís enough to make us lose sight of the great utility and satisfaction available in a typical flight. More

The Last 400 Feet »

Diving for the runway after a precision approach is a really bad idea, especially when waiting a bit longer will take us right to the runway if we let it. More

Volunteer Pilot Flight or Illegal Part 135? »

The many hundreds of pilots who donate flights to help others in need are heroes in the world of general aviation who can accept no compensation for those flights, including free flying time. More

Legacy Light Sport: Cub vs. Champ »

For a little less money (sometimes), the Aeronca is a better flier, roomier, faster and easier to land. But it will always lack the Cubís cachet. More