Technique

Freeway Landing: No Damage, No Delays »

All student pilots practise off-airport landings but a 36-year-old beginner was in the left seat for a freeway landing that looked pretty textbook on Friday. More

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The Pilot's Lounge #139:... »

The other evening I headed into the pilot’s lounge at the virtual airport as the sun was approaching the horizon. I wanted to sit in one of the, um,... More

Seeing The Invisible »

Air behaves like a fluid when flowing around mountains, buildings and treelines. To help visualize what the wind is doing, think about water. More

Top Letters And Comments,... »

This week's letters brought comments from readers about ultralight VTOLs, pilot training and pilot shortages, becoming a professional pilot, and aeronautical... More

Bad Decisions? What Would... »

What's more dangerous than one pilot making bad decisions? How about two pilots? After the fact, if both parties survive, it's sometime hard to figure out... More

Procedure Vs. Technique »

There’s more than one way to nail the 180-degree power-off spot landing. More

They Call The Wind Betty »

The wind is never tricky, malicious, diabolical or even remorseless. It's just wind and you're stuck with dealing with it. In today's blog, let's examine... More