Technique

Post-Hurricane Helper? Beware the Hidden Risks »

When disaster strikes, volunteer pilots can be a significant part of the relief effort; but they need to know the legal and physical risks before setting out on the specialized flying involved. More

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IFR En Route... »

Bored and restless in your seat as you wile away the hours on the en route phase of a long trip? Consider the following to keep you alert. More

Becoming a Test Pilot »

Lessons learned from a Lancair Super Legacy and Dick Rutan. More

GPS Makes Us Lazy »

If you’re always flying the magenta line and arriving via pre-loaded RNAV approaches, maybe you’re not working hard enough. In the process,... More

Timed-Out Takeoffs »

Your decision to abort, return or continue if there’s a problem may get complicated by a clearance void time. It shouldn’t. More

I Scud Run for a Living »

Flying pipeline patrol seems easy enough—just fly level while looking out of the window. The reality is far more complicated and challenging. More

Savvy Pilots Fly Better IFR »

The dictionary defines savvy as practical, knowledgeable and perceptive. Here are some examples to help determine how you measure up. More