Features

Ice and Tail Stalls »

If you think stall recovery only involves lowering the nose and applying power, and if you occasionally fly in icing conditions, you could someday make a fatal error. More

ICON Aircraft: The Business of Flying for Fun »

With the opening of the second Icon Flight Center, Icon Aircraft is offering the public the opportunity to get flight training in and rent its A5 light sport amphibian as part of its goal to bring fun flying to everyone. More

Extreme Maneuvering »

The performance maneuvers required for the commercial certificate are rarely used, but they can get you out of a situation. More

Choosing a Floatplane »

A lot of airplanes have been put on floats - with varying results. Here are criteria for selecting a good one and our choices for the best. More

Decision Making Along the Way »

ADM is a fundamental process for mitigating risk and reducing the anxiety of a demanding flight profile. More

Buying a Used Homebuilt »

For someone considering aircraft ownership, used Experimentals deserve serious consideration. More

Flying for Charity: You Provide the Airplane »

Public benefit flying is tremendously rewarding, emotionally, for a volunteer pilot. It just can't be fiscally rewardingówith very few exceptions, the pilot has to pay for the full cost of the flight. Under the FARs the charity to which the pilot is donating the flight can't pay for the flight or supply the airplane. More