4th Annual WAA Safety Day 2019

Aviation Consumer Editor in Chief and Editorial Director of Belvoir Media Group’s Aviation Division Larry Anglisano, five-time Space Shuttle commander Jim Wetherbee and FAASTeam Manager Ben Struck will speak at the 4th Annual Westchester Aviation Association’s (WAA) General Aviation safety conference on the evening of June 4, 2019, in Tarrytown, New York.

The Pilots Lounge #146: Your First Line of Insurance Defense

The reality is that we cant spend every second flying in hyper-alert mode dodging unknown and unnamed dangers coming at us in full stealth mode so that we avoid any risk of an accident. What we can do is decide that flying precisely and knowing our airplane is a point of pride as a pilot.

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.

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.

AOPA Offering New Fly-In Workshops

AOPA will be celebrating its 80th anniversary at its upcoming Frederick, Maryland, fly-in with a fly-over by the D-Day Squadron, a drone show and some new educational offerings for attendees. The fly-in, which will take place on May 10-11 at Frederick Municipal Airport (KFDK), will kick off a series of paid ground school workshops that will be appearing at all of AOPAs fly-ins this year.

There Will Be Mud

And you'll have to land and take off on it in that indeterminate season between snow-locked runways and the freshly mowed scents of summer. Proceed confidently, if sloppily.

Low Temperature IFR Approaches

The art of altimetry takes on new meaning executing IAPs when the weather turns cold.

10,000 Hours In A Mustang

Legendary P-51 guru Lee Lauderback hit the remarkable milestone of 10,000 hours in the Mustang during Sun n Fun and is being inducted into the Florida Aviation Hall of Fame.

CFIs Urged To Get Uncomfortable

The Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) is challenging CFIs young and old to sharpen their own hand flying skills to pass that knowledge along to students.

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