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Short Final: Truck Traffic

A few months ago, we heard this on Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Approach as we were flying through the area...

Short Final: Magic Words

I was flying home late one night into my home base which is a non-towered airport near a Class C airport. Approach asked me to "call the field" when I had it in sight...

Short Final: Returning To Departure Airport

In August my wife won three free tickets to an NFL pre-season game. We live a few hours away from the stadium, so we decided to fly there...

Short Final: Flight Following

I was flying with a student in SoCal. Before taxi, she got an appropriate VFR clearance as required per ATIS...

Short Final: Visibility Good

On a particularly clear day I was practicing commercial maneuvers west of Sioux Falls when I heard a King Air check in with Approach...

Short Final: Jumpers Away

While flying on a pleasant Sunday afternoon near Northwest Missouri, I heard the following on a local Unicom frequency...

Short Final: Job Well Done

About a year ago I was training a student pilot. The college student was very intense and strived to be perfect at all her training....

Short Final: Florida Geography

My brother, J.R., and I have made a number of flights to the Bahamas in one of our two airplanes. Once we had a crowd, so we took both airplanes...

Short Final: Mistaken Identity

I was flying south over a water route just off the East Coast nearing Washington, D.C., when a Baron called ATC and this was the exchange...

Short Final: Mach 3

A few days ago, departing Minot North Dakota for Duluth in a Skylane, I asked ATC if the NOTAM for military training at Duluth had the airport closed, or whether it was open to GA traffic...

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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

Daher's factory in Tarbes, France, is one of the most modern aerospace facilities in the world. In this long-form video, AVweb explains...