Who You Gonna Call?

When something happens and your ELT is triggered, theres a wide array of assets that will deploy to find you. Heres how to make their job easier.

General Aviation Accident Bulletin

Recent general aviation and air carrier accidents.

Short Final: PIC

I was piloting N7304Y, a Miller Twin Comanche (a veritable hot rod) from San Antonios Stinson Airport to Houston Hobby Airport early in the morning. Houston Center passed me to Approach and then to the final controller for Hobby...

Top Letters And Comments, May 10, 2019

This week's letters brought comments from readers about the Boeing 737 MAX.

Documentary: The Early Days Of Air Combat

In spite of its relative youth, aviation history is full of stories worth remembering; stories that brought us to where we are today and continue to provide valuable lessons, insight and inspiration for current and future aviators. One of the organizations working to preserve these stories is the Humanus Documentary Films Foundation, which recently premiered the museum cut of their World War I aviation film, The Millionaires Unit, at the New-York Historical Society in New York City.

Defining The Decision Factors

Visit any flight school, flying club or FBO and youll hear many go or no go discussions. Rarely will you hear a need to or want to discussion-and yet the correct answer to this fundamental decision is the one that can keep you alive and thriving.

Accident Probe: Test Pilot

As illustrated by the December 2016 accident of a ski-equipped Bellanca 7GCBC Citabria, an aircrafts first flight after a major modification can go wrong several ways, especially if it involves stalls.

Short Final: Altitude Reporting

Best radio call I ever got to make...

Top Letters And Comments, May 3, 2019

This week's letters brought comments from readers about uAvionix SkyBeacon ADS-B installations, turning back to the runway after an engine failure, upset recovery training and reporting fires from the air.

Undoing An Upset

If all else fails and you cant prevent a loss-of-control event, some formal upset training may come in handy. Get it now, before you need it.

AVweb Insider

Two Tragic Accidents And We’re Arguing About Sim Time?

You'd think Boeing would try belt and suspenders this time. But for the revised MAX, it wants to again try what already didn't work.

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How Daher Builds the TBM Turboprop

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