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Short Final: Readback Correct

As a flight instructor we’re always impressing upon our students to read back ATC instructions so there are no misunderstandings.

Short Final: Working Angry

I just recently ran across the WORXS 2 arrival into Greenville Spartanburg International airport. It includes the fixes: BESTT CNTLR EVRRR WORXS...

Short Final: Outer Limits

Returning to San Carlos airport late one day, I clicked the mic five times on tower frequency to see if it would...

Short Final: FL680

While flying from San Jose International Airport to Portland International Airport we heard the following: Oakland Center: “Pinion, cleared...

Short Final: Approach Performance

Not long ago during my instrument training, my very accomplished instructor and I were doing a VOR 14 Approach at Mansfield Lahm...

Short Final: Smooth Rides

We were returning in our Phenom 300 from New Jersey to our home base in San Jose, California (KSJC). The weather was...

Short Final: Beachball

A couple of weeks ago, I was looking at weather in preparation for a local flight. As I reviewed all the data...

Short Final: No Longer A Factor

Overheard on Austin Approach: AA123: “What’s going on down there? That’s the second time we’ve been vectored through...

Short Final: Wisconsin Cheese

Returning from Oshkosh 2019 (“AirVenture” has not quite captured the imagination), while going through security at the Appleton, Wisconsin, airport (KATW), the...

Short Final: Fix Sequence

I love the KOHOE arrival into Denver. In fact, I even took a photo of our FMS showing...

Sun ‘N Fun: Blowing Off the Rust

Most of us haven't attended a major show for more than a year and half. It took a while for it all to come rushing back.

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Sun ‘N Fun 2021: Aerolite 103 Gets Electric Propulsion

As electric propulsion systems become more accessible, we're seeing them begin to appear in experimental and ultralight aircraft. In this AVweb video...