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A330 wide-body aircraft landing at Gautam Buddha International Airport to mark test flight. Apr 28, 2022 301
A330 wide-body aircraft landing at Gautam Buddha International Airport to mark test flight. Apr 28, 2022 299
Research on the Prediction of Aircraft Landing Distance. Zhao, Ningning; Zhang, Junchao Report Jan 20, 2022 5133
Trajectory Track for the Landing of Carrier Aircraft with the Forecast on the Aircraft Carrier Deck Motion. Li, Hai-Xu; Gao, Fei-Yun; Hu, Chu-Jun; An, Qiang-Lin; Peng, Xiu-Quan; Gong, Yan-Ming Dec 24, 2021 4326
Calculation and Analysis of Aircraft Pollutant Emission Based on Time Wake Separation Mode under Coastal Airport and Headwind Conditions. Wei-Jun, Pan; Heng-Heng, Zhang; Xiao-Lei, Zhang; Tian-Yi, Wu Aug 25, 2021 6598
Thales, Dragonair partner to support 3-runway expansion at Hong Kong International Airport. Aug 9, 2021 297
Thales, Dragonair partner to support 3-runway expansion at Hong Kong International Airport. Aug 9, 2021 311
Afghanistan assures Pakistan of probing NA Speaker aircraft landing denial. Apr 10, 2021 334
Olsztyn-Mazury Airport with ILS-II category system. Nov 16, 2020 325
A new FLYING CAR. Reprint Sep 1, 2020 671
Computational Evaluation of Aerodynamic Loading on Retractable Landing-Gears. De Stefano, Giuliano; Natale, Nunzio; Reina, Giovanni Paolo; Piccolo, Antonio Report Jun 1, 2020 6554
Jet's horror skid off runway; One person killed after plane breaks into three in crash. ANDY LINES Chief Reporter Feb 6, 2020 157
Jet's horror skid off runway; Passenger is killed after plane breaks into three in crash. ANDY LINES Chief Reporter Feb 6, 2020 157
Go-Around Detection Using Crowd-Sourced ADS-B Position Data. Proud, Simon Richard Report Feb 1, 2020 7470
Aircraft Landing Gear Global Market Projected to Witness a Rapid Growth by 2023. Jan 14, 2020 816
Aircraft landing gear market expected to reach 3.53% CAGR. Nov 15, 2019 178
Aircraft landing gear market expected to reach 3.53% CAGR. Nov 15, 2019 191
Aircraft Landing Gear Market to 2027 - Global Analysis and Forecasts by Aircraft Type, Gear Arrangement, Type, End-User. Nov 4, 2019 957
Aircraft Landing Gear Global Market Pegged to Expand Robustly/ Classification, Application, Industry Chain Overview, SWOT Analysis and Competitive Landscape To 2023. Oct 21, 2019 1154
Global Aircraft Landing Gear Repair and Overhaul Market Size,Share,Trend,Business Outlook,Forecast 2019-2025. Oct 18, 2019 618
SAMI buys into aircraft accessories company. Aug 8, 2019 390
Landing Gear Services Market Growth Opportunities, Comprehensive Analysis, Competitive Landscape, Future Prospects, Trends by Forecast to 2023. Aug 6, 2019 978
SAMI acquires Aircraft Accessories & Components Co. Ltd. Jul 17, 2019 396
SAMI buys into Saudi aircraft accessories company. Jul 16, 2019 514
New automatic aircraft landing system passes its first test. Jul 5, 2019 301
New automatic aircraft landing system passes its first test. Jul 5, 2019 301
Burloak Technologies signs Memorandum of Understanding with Safran Landing Systems. Jun 18, 2019 160
Engineering firm failed to pull off tractor move; After the Second World War the British tractor industry mushroomed to such an extent that many long-established engineering concerns looked into producing their own models. Pete Small looks at one such concern - Turner Manufacturing of Wolverhampton. Jun 15, 2019 663
Why Pakistan's jets took off from an Islamabad highway. Mar 19, 2019 611
Baku airport: Russian aircraft landing on an emergency after a suspected bomb on board. Mar 11, 2019 191
Fixing Your Bounce: A bounced landing isn't hard to recover, but it's better to flare slow enough and low enough that it doesn't happen in the first place. Feb 1, 2019 1070
Fixing The Fisk Arrival: The EAA has some recommendations for the FAA on improving VFR arrivals during AirVenture. Jan 1, 2019 760
Opposition calls for probe of Israeli aircraft landing reports. Oct 31, 2018 383
BAC improves aircraft landing safety, efficiency. Sep 29, 2018 455
Approach Gates: Approaches are a lot easier if you think of the various fixes on the way to the runway as points at which to manage speed, configuration and descent rate. Turner, Thomas P. Jul 1, 2018 2232
Govt. to remove aircraft landing fees to boost tourism in eastern Taiwan. Apr 17, 2018 389
Switchology. Column Apr 1, 2018 491
Procedure Vs. Technique: There's more than one way to nail the 180-degree power-off spot landing. Mar 1, 2018 2136
A Bad Time For Circling: Picking up airframe ice on the approach presents handling challenges at a critical time, especially if we don't realize it. Burnside, Joseph E. Case study Jan 1, 2018 1361
Three Green, Please. Essay Jan 1, 2018 478
Established Numerical Techniques for the Structural Analysis of a Regional Aircraft Landing Gear. Caputo, F.; De Luca, A.; Greco, A.; Marro, A.; Apicella, A.; Sepe, R.; Armentani, E. Jan 1, 2018 6192
Analysis of Global Sensitivity of Landing Variables on Landing Loads and Extreme Values of the Loads in Carrier-Based Aircrafts. Zhou, Jin; Zeng, Jianjiang; Chen, Jichang; Tong, Mingbo Report Jan 1, 2018 7243
The $60K Slide: Post Gear-Up Strategies: Whether it's your fault or not, your insurer will cover it. But when the check is cut, you'll do better if you stay involved in the repair process.. Bertorelli, Paul Oct 1, 2017 2945
Daytime Black Holes: When landing on runways with an appreciable slope, your eyes can play tricks on you, leading to an unstabilized approach, or worse. Grubb, Glenn Oct 1, 2017 2118
Approach Vectors Checklist: While the controller is doing (some of) the navigating for you is a good time to set up for the approach. Turner, Thomas P. Oct 1, 2017 1809
Stabilizing your approaches: once you establish the correct airspeed and descent rate, fly to your aiming point. Grubb, Glenn Sep 1, 2017 1769
Window of opportunity: managing energy during an engine-out situation gives us a chance to get the airplane on the ground. SO does a 'chute. Burnside, Joseph E. Jul 1, 2017 1245
Two levers over. Essay Jul 1, 2017 404
Safety issues hamper House hearing on South China Sea. Mar 17, 2017 313
Doppler Effect-Based Automatic Landing Procedure for UAV in Difficult Access Environments. Kelner, Jan M.; Ziolkowski, Cezary Report Jan 1, 2017 4992
Not at night: thanks to a probable new obstruction and depending on the time of day, you may not be able to fly the approach to your destination. Nov 1, 2016 1233
Heroux-Devtek signs contract to design and develop KF-X aircraft landing gear. Sep 1, 2016 202
Heroux-Devtek signs contract to design and develop KF-X aircraft landing gear. Sep 1, 2016 216
High and dry. Essay Sep 1, 2016 522
I'm not that good. Burnside, Jeb Editorial Jun 1, 2016 382
Eye aligner: a sight for flight: a portable version of the seat height adjustment spheres found in jets helps you dial in the proper view over the glareshield. We think it's worth a try. Anglisano, Larry Jun 1, 2016 469
Precautionary landings: the off-airport landing should be in your bag of tricks but usually isn't taught these days. Durden, Rick Apr 1, 2016 2171
Glideslope gouges: the "rule of three" memory aid can help us plan an ILS or LPV approach, monitor its progress and keep us out of the weeds, all at the same time. Mar 1, 2016 1017
Sputtering over water. Essay Mar 1, 2016 499
80 flights land safely in foggy conditions at AIIAP using SEA's 2nd ILS CAT IIIB. Feb 15, 2016 694
Going around: aborting a landing attempt and coming back for another try isn't difficult, but smoothness counts when you're close to the ground. Burnside, Joseph E. Jan 1, 2016 1742
Lessons relearned. Stuart, Jim Essay Jan 1, 2016 463
Tailwheel training: bring your A game. Durden, Rick Oct 1, 2015 2272
Taxi into danger. Hunziker, Daniel Jul 1, 2015 510
Pitchlock & cheese holes. Angeli, Mike Jul 1, 2015 1068
Iwo Jima and the carrier air wing five experience. Thompson, Robert Jul 1, 2015 1578
Going around. Brief article May 1, 2015 122
Dark horse 33. Brief article May 1, 2015 165
Dark horse 31. Brief article May 1, 2015 182
Deer in the landing lights. Culbertson, Ryan May 1, 2015 1079
How a "minor" issue got upgraded. Stewart, Matthew Mar 1, 2015 798
My Worst Landing. Moncure, D. Feb 1, 2015 435
Weighty matters. Bartlett, A. Essay Jan 1, 2015 474
Ship's in a turn! Armenteros, Daniel Jan 1, 2015 817
A bridge too small. Buck, Michael Jan 1, 2015 941
The ditching option: when the chips are down, ditching may be the best alternative, but still requires planning and preparation. Dave, Prizio Nov 1, 2014 2038
My ditching. Brief article Nov 1, 2014 161
Virtual glideslopes: your WAAS-enabled GPS navigator can lead you into the weeds when flying a published vertical descent angle or using a generated glideslope. Burnside, Joseph E. Oct 1, 2014 1250
Which approach is which? Oct 1, 2014 339
Rnav rwy 36 with VDA and 34:1 slope. Brief article Oct 1, 2014 101
Sydney Airport Implements Smart Path Technology for all Weather Aircraft Landing. Jul 10, 2014 311
Five crosswind fixes: use these tips to help fix problems you might be having with crosswind takeoffi and landings. Burnside, Joseph E. Jul 1, 2014 1754
Sideslip? Or crab? Brief article Jul 1, 2014 231
Keep it simple. Brecker Manfred Apr 1, 2014 470
Iraqi minister's son misses flight and forces aircraft back. Mar 6, 2014 505
Honeywell contracted to provide aircraft landing assurance at St Helena airport. Mar 5, 2014 149
Honeywell contracted to provide aircraft landing assurance at St Helena airport. Mar 5, 2014 163
Short-and soft-field landings: Airspad control is key, hut so is planning: Can you get out of what you got into? Hart, Mike Feb 1, 2014 2923
Touch and go. G. Kaplan Feb 1, 2014 483
United Express flight made an emergency landing in Delaware following reports of smoke in the cabin. Brief article Jan 29, 2014 165
Pilot lands on highway. Jan 17, 2014 471
PBI authorities are trying to determine who pointed a laser at landing aircraft. Dec 11, 2013 437
Technical evaluation of a runway using the deflection method. Yadav, Devinder K.; Nikraz, Hamid Report Dec 1, 2013 7715
Rushed a checklist? Me? Never. Russo, Jason Nov 1, 2013 1372
Five landing fixes: it's not just about airspeed. Pattern size and turn points, plus a practiced eye for the right sight picture, can help. Burnside, Joseph E. "Jeb" Sep 1, 2013 1889
The art of crashing: it's all about dissipating energy over as long a distance as possible. Slow down, avoid the hard stuff and maintain control throughout. Hart, Mike Sep 1, 2013 2375
Brain-stem power. Cleveland, Graham Sep 1, 2013 1463
"Wave off" means "wave off". Willard, Garth Sep 1, 2013 881
More gray hairs. Dittig, Ken Jul 1, 2013 667
Fixing your flare: a smooth, safe landing results from a well-planned approach and touchdown. The right airspeed and transitioning to the proper attitude are key. Burnside, Joseph E. "Jeb" Jun 1, 2013 1949
One trip, two surprises. Apr 1, 2013 483
Simo run on 23R. Bauchman, Geoffrey Mar 1, 2013 565
Traffic in the break? Morgan, Matt Mar 1, 2013 502
Report looks at aircraft landing gear market through 2018. Feb 25, 2013 242
Report looks at aircraft landing gear market through 2018. Report Feb 25, 2013 253
Handle with care: trying to land while experiencing a system failure might be a good time to fly more gently than normal. Burnside, Joseph E. "Jeb" Feb 1, 2013 1191
You landed--now what? Sometimes getting from that nice landing to parking at an unfamiliar airport can be the most challenging part of the journey. Here are a few tips to ease the way. Feb 1, 2013 915
Crossing restrictions: we all know about 'em, but here's an in-depth look at both speed and altitude restrictions all the way down an arrival. As a bonus, we even start the approach with one. Bowlin, Frank Feb 1, 2013 848
A simple decision. Safinski, Gregg Jan 1, 2013 1522
Talk about it later. Wedel, Jared Jan 1, 2013 891
A hybrid metaheuristic for multiple runways aircraft landing problem based on bat algorithm. Xie, Jian; Zhou, Yongquan; Zheng, Hongqing Report Jan 1, 2013 6296
Good riddance. Bowlin, Frank Jan 1, 2013 559
High-latitude approach: most of us never look at the old whiskey compass in the cockpit, but it represents the cornerstone of navigation. Think you can get where you're going if you can't use it? Smith, Lee Jan 1, 2013 740
Approach light secrets: like Rodney Dangerfield, approach lighting gets no respect. Until it's used to descend a bit further, that is. Fly safer and avoid bending the regs by knowing your lights. Van West, Jeff Dec 1, 2012 1933
Kuwait denies Jordanian military aircraft landing on its territory. Nov 8, 2012 217
Lead radial tip-offs: these crossing points on the arc are more helpful suggestions than hard rules. How you take the hint depends on both the approach in question and your relative velocity. van West, Jeff Nov 1, 2012 1182
It's brand new! What could go wrong? Basher, John Nov 1, 2012 1253
Racing the sun. Kill, Bryan L. Nov 1, 2012 1376
I really don't want to shut down this engine. Popejoy, Karl Nov 1, 2012 939
A little late. Brandt, Nicholas Nov 1, 2012 1080
Australia s Antarctic runway melting. Oct 24, 2012 308
Sharjah Celebrates 80th anniversary of first aircraft landing. Oct 14, 2012 517
The OL' Switcheroo. Schafer, Dan Oct 1, 2012 388
No-arrival sectors: another tale from the land of aviation compromise, where trying to dot every "i" wipes some of the "t"s right off the page. Ah, progress. van West, Jeff Oct 1, 2012 796
No two-for-one here: an ILS approach chart is really two approaches sharing one chart--except when it isn't. Sometimes one little detail way upstream makes all the difference. Van West, Jeff Sep 1, 2012 902
Tactical circle-to-land: the FAA'S plan for RNAV to every runway makes circle-to-land a rarer maneuver these days. There are still times when it's worth the trouble, even if it takes a bit more forethought. Ludlow, Chet Aug 1, 2012 2352
Running the scud. Essay Aug 1, 2012 538
Save a botched approach: some days you're an ace and other days even the basics elude you. Know what you can do and what you shouldn't do to make a landing from an approach that goes wrong. Bowlin, Frank Jul 1, 2012 1963
Our feathered friends: if you remember which side of a localizer is "blue" and which is "yellow," you're either a historian or a true pelican. You also have an edge when it comes to certain oddball approaches. Van West, Jeff Jul 1, 2012 436
The least dangerous. New, Dave Jul 1, 2012 909
Coyote ugly. Hobert, Matt Travel narrative Jul 1, 2012 530
Your best-laid plans: setting up for the expected approach when you're 30 minutes out is simple. It's handling those last-minute changes to a different approach that tests your mettle. Bowlin, Frank Jun 1, 2012 2019
Boeing continues global Dream Tour with Washington as latest destination. May 8, 2012 200
Switch-hitting on the ILS: the glideslope pegged. Or failed. Or the winds now favor circling. No, you don't have to go missed. You just have to move the aircraft back into the safe zone. Brenneman, Dog May 1, 2012 1524
Counterpoint: go missed now. Van West, Jeff Brief article May 1, 2012 308
Straight to the middle: the AIM and the ATC bible, the 7110.65, say different things about clearing an aircraft direct to an intermediate fix. If you're not careful, you may end up in a fix yourself. Van West, Jeff May 1, 2012 1020
Should I stay or should I go now? Chamberlin, Ian May 1, 2012 1351
Bravo Zulu. May 1, 2012 320
Welcome to the Philippines. Bankart, Hunter Travel narrative May 1, 2012 2569
To restart or not to restart. Jakovich, Brett; Hutcherson, Jason May 1, 2012 2425
What is "established"? we've all heard "maintain ... until established" we fly the route and make our descents without ATC yelling (usually). but are we actually doing it right? Bowlin, Frank Apr 1, 2012 1727
Bravo Zulu. Mar 1, 2012 611
The right time to descend: far 91.175 lays out exactly when you can descend below MDA and land--or does it? One pilot's skip of a stepdown inside the FAF while VMC sparked a regs controversy. Mar 1, 2012 1947
Height above what? While it's obvious that you now 'line up and wait" where you once positioned and held, that's not the only place international standards are sneaking into your flying. Van West, Jeff Mar 1, 2012 590
And still more. Bencini-Tibo, Luca F. Brief article Feb 1, 2012 196
Five reasons your landing suck: to improve them, pay attention to planning, airspeed, configuration, directional control and your sight picture at various points in the pattern. Burnside, Joseph E. (Jeb) Feb 1, 2012 1985
Low time, high anxiety. King, John Feb 1, 2012 525
Don't wanna hold. Tobachnik, David Jan 1, 2012 400
Don't get cross. Jan 1, 2012 487
4 channel AOA failure. Liberg, Jocelyn K. Jan 1, 2012 794
Holds versus holding. McNicoll, Steven P. Brief article Dec 1, 2011 326
Obstacles on the visual: the most common approach at the end of an IFR flight pulls the plug on automatic obstacle clearance. You might be surprised how little stands between you and eternity. Van West, Jeff Dec 1, 2011 1785
What about temporary obstacles? Brief article Dec 1, 2011 344
Setting limits in IMC: one of the secrets of a perfect approach is leaping on problems the moment they appear without leaping right off the cliff. To master it, try putting yourself on a short leash. Ludlow, Chet Dec 1, 2011 1833
Descent control: sometimes you've gotta hurry down, keeping your speed up, yet still slow to land. It could be tweaks on an ILS, or an ugly chop'n drop. The secret is largely the same. Bowlin, Frank Dec 1, 2011 1999
Belt and suspenders: approaches are usually navigated by the pilot, or follow the commands of a radar controller. But this Icelandic approach seems to use both. How does that work? Dec 1, 2011 1123
Choices under pressure: we may dream of testing our mettle with a real IMC emergency. But do we have the guts to put our choices under the hard scrutiny of afterthought? This pilot does. Van West, Jeff Nov 1, 2011 1814
What would a data-driven approach chart look like? Staff, T. Nov 1, 2011 721
Less than zero: sometimes success turns on noticing the oddball item that doesn't seem right, but is. Other times, something seems reasonable--but turns out to be dead wrong. Nov 1, 2011 905
Making the field: planning a dead-stick approach works a lot better, when you employ the "key position" concept for turns and other decisions. Turner, Thomas P. Oct 1, 2011 2841
Check, then doublecheck. Pelt, Larry Van Oct 1, 2011 476
Planned abort points: some critical decisions must be made before you have time to think them through. Preload your actions so you don't get caught wondering, "Is this going to work out?". Sep 1, 2011 2525
Published missed missteps: we brief the missed approach procedure knowing full well we won't fly all, or even any, of it. But flying it will at least keep you out of harm's way, right? Maybe not. Adelizzi, Bob Sep 1, 2011 2337
Accident scan: nail the speed every time. Sep 1, 2011 437
A switch-up approach: when there's no good transition and ATC can't fill in with a vector, can you change approaches in midstream? Probably, but it's likely there's a better way. Aug 1, 2011 1186
Mechanical bull. Hugie, Lucas Jul 1, 2011 1696
Blinded by the light. Farwell, Benjamin Jul 1, 2011 1018
Think to the future, act in the now. Van West, Jeff Column Jul 1, 2011 638
Emergency descent in IMC: that stabilized descent stuff is fine, so long as you've got time and at least one working engine. Too bad catastrophic failures don't always wait for clear skies. Van West, Jeff Jul 1, 2011 2152
Down, but not stopped: GPS straight-ins to shorter runways coupled with more aircraft that carry some speed on final means an old nemesis waits to snare a new batch of pilots. Brenneman, Dog Column Jul 1, 2011 1506
No reason to bust. Brief article Jun 1, 2011 159
LESS precise, lower mins: with greater precision comes lower minimums, except when it yields precisely the opposite. sometimes TERPS rules foil the approach designer's best intentions. West Van, Jeff Jun 1, 2011 905
Homecooked approaches: loading an approach from the GPS database is the easy way to get all your needs met. but when it's not there, you can whip up your own version to compliment the basic needles. Singer, Neil Jun 1, 2011 1312
On the air. Jun 1, 2011 576
My time of struggle: the tanker then reported that he had an error code and didn't think his system was going to give us any fuel. Our prospects of making it back to the ship were almost wiped out after this info, but we decided to at least attempt to take some gas. Schraud, Dustin May 1, 2011 2261
Slam by the numbers: did ATC just ask for "maximum forward speed" on this approach? That's no problem if you've got a plan. Master it, and you may never want to fly a mundane approach again. Van West, Jeff May 1, 2011 2113
No pt within the TAA: T-shaped GPS approaches and Terminal Arrival Areas (TAAs) nix the need for procedure turns and offer lots of options to knowledgeable pilots. Here's where that GPS really pays off. Collins, John May 1, 2011 1423
Which ILS is best? It's common to choose between multiple approaches, but multiple versions of the same ILS? One seems clearly better than the other. Are we missing something here? Shelton, Joe May 1, 2011 599
Getting a leg up. Ettinger, Chip Brief article Apr 1, 2011 187
Chill out about descents: you probably still hear your instructor's voice haranguing you to hit that glideslope intercept altitude or MDA sooner. This is one voice you can usually ignore. West, Jeff Van Apr 1, 2011 1206
Radar available: until full adoption of ADS-B gives us new excuses why ATC can't see you, it's still a good plan to check whether radar coverage is likely. Note that "likely" isn't "guaranteed.". West, Jeff Van Apr 1, 2011 630
Libyan crisis: India seeks aircraft landing rights in Sehba. Mar 1, 2011 398
When positive control is not so positive. Krueger, Chris Mar 1, 2011 948
Gas guzzling. Stone, Timothy Mar 1, 2011 1193
Ducking under: pressures leading us to bust minimums can include passenger expectations, cockpit confusion and low fuel but rarely produce a good outcome. Turner, Thomas P. Mar 1, 2011 2633
Implementing the required (a) internal & external works pertaining to Build Your Own House Project in New Sohag City, also (b) the asphalt works for an aircraft landing facility at Al Gelawiiya Village in Sohag Governorate. Jan 6, 2011 147
Safety spotlight. Jan 1, 2011 381
Quicksilver MX-2. Brief article Nov 1, 2010 159
Piper PA-22. Brief article Nov 1, 2010 116
Navion G. Brief article Nov 1, 2010 112
Aerospace & Defense News - Technology North America. Oct 11, 2010 1879
What goes around comes around ... again: deciding on the go-around is step one; executing it should be done in a thoughtful, logical sequence. Higdon, Dave Oct 1, 2010 2719
Enemy of the good: in an engine-out situation, we should be looking for the nearest adequate landing area, not the best one. Burnside, Joseph E. "Jeb" Oct 1, 2010 1255
Skip the IAF on an arc: new technology leads to new interpretations of the regs. Not that those interpretations always make sense. At least the FAA has come their senses on joining DME arcs. Bowlin, Frank Sep 1, 2010 1263
Drink up after landing: you could fly the ICAO plate for the ILS into Dundee, Scotland with no more than a U.S. ticket and good intentions. That'd be as smart as downing some whiskey just before takeoff. Brenneman, Dog Aug 1, 2010 1139
On my way to south Georgia. Keesling, Dennis Brief article Aug 1, 2010 113
We left Osceola. Minar, Woody Brief article Aug 1, 2010 116
Lighten up your landings: the biggest problem with executing a proper landing? Many pilots work extremely hard to mess them up. Lockridge, James Jul 1, 2010 2512
Botched bounce: when a bounced landing leads to a prop strike, the only smart thing to do is close the throttles. Burnside, Joseph E. (Jeb) Jul 1, 2010 1237
Five exercises for better crosswind landings: proper crosswind skills involve putting together a few specialized techniques. With these exercises, you'll handle the challenge with confidence. Turner, Thomas P. May 1, 2010 2284
Last Go-Around: High and hot approaches should always be avoided, especially at night. And then there's the failed engine. Burnside, Joseph E.(jeb) Apr 1, 2010 1227
Wind on the ILS: ready to take a vow to stop reacting to the needles and start proactively piloting the airplane along the approach path? Here's how. Holston, Ken Apr 1, 2010 1801
For LSOs embarked at sea, no other phrase elicits more apprehension as these four words: paddles to the platform! Wedertz, Robert Mar 1, 2010 1328
Level of trust. Antel, Matt Mar 1, 2010 830
Night carrier approach. Taylor, Ben Mar 1, 2010 1075
Cleared to land. Yancey, Wesley Mar 1, 2010 1000
Failure on dirty-up. Igler, K.E.T. Mar 1, 2010 1677
Airplane lands in New Jersey Turnpike, no injuries reported. Brief article Feb 1, 2010 156
Practice bore-sight IFR for descents on the angles. Holston, Ken Feb 1, 2010 735
Tefillin Misunderstanding Causes Philly Emergency Landing. Brief article Jan 21, 2010 86
Eyewitness. Sullenberger, Chesley B. Brief article Jan 4, 2010 106
Turning error. Hunter, John Jan 1, 2010 573
Mooney technique. D'Ambrosia, Charles Jan 1, 2010 336
Landing on roads? In an emergency, that highway below you might look like a great place to land. But is it ? Don't miss our next online discussion with two pilots who've "been there and done that.". Burnside, Jeb Nov 1, 2009 551
Getting down. D'Ambrosia, Charles J. Oct 1, 2009 450
Try a broken approach: sure, you've got the numbers dialed in for your airplane. But are you ready for the day when all those numbers are wrong? Singer, Neil Sep 1, 2009 1495
Unfamiliar airports: first time landing at an airport? Knowing its status before departing isn't hard, but can require some extra effort beyond the usual resources. Higdon, Dave Sep 1, 2009 2622
Get-there-itis. Sherman, Len Sep 1, 2009 510
Aircrew safety. Polumbo, H.D., Jr.; Crever, James; Ford, Jay Brief article Sep 1, 2009 293
Flight line safety. Isbell, Scott C. Brief article Sep 1, 2009 159
Unit safety. Brief article Sep 1, 2009 314
Pilot safety. Thornton, Adam F. Brief article Sep 1, 2009 256
R U down with VDP's? Visual descent points are one of those IFR subtleties that separate the hacks from the pros. (Don't worry. It's easy to go pro.). Singer, Neil Aug 1, 2009 1290
In the third dimension. Dauer, Edward A. Letter to the editor Aug 1, 2009 394
Short stuff: the last time you had to make a true short-field landing, did you remember planning, airspeed control and flying a stabilized approach? Bowlin, Frank Aug 1, 2009 1305
By the book. Bowlin, Frank Aug 1, 2009 1439
Power-off approaches: managing your remaining energy for the no-go-around arrival--so you can walk away. Higdon, Dave Jul 1, 2009 2470
Green light at Bitburg. Cosentino, Neil Jul 1, 2009 741
GPS approach blunders: you've pressed the buttons and turned the knobs. Now you're ready for the RNAV approach. What could possibly go wrong? Ewing, John Jul 1, 2009 1543
Cleared for the visual: simplicity can be deceiving. calling the airport in sight is one of many requirements for ATC to issue a visual approach. Krammer, Tarrence Jul 1, 2009 2056
Stay IFR legal and able: the FAA asks little in the way of legality and almost nothing on being safe. A little self discipline goes a long way toward doing both. Loeffler, Frank Jul 1, 2009 1073
Lost in translation: an NDB approach with a charted visual segment into a foreign country requires skills we may have forgotten--plus a few new ones. Smith, Lee Jul 1, 2009 1027
A smooth launch lays the foundation for precision landings: the benefits of the program startup workshop. Jaynes, CJ; Kotzian, Mike; Losson, Melissa; Mallicoat, Duane; Nash, Dan; Redshaw, Mary; Simpson, Tim Jul 1, 2009 2626
Back up the bingo: "310, at two miles, discontinue approach, level angels 1.2, cleared left to the downwind, heading 235.". Gilroy, Brad Essay Jul 1, 2009 740
Schwarzenegger's ‘Ok' after jet makes emergency landing. Brief article Jun 20, 2009 143
ATC's bag of tricks: when a controller's instructions make no sense to you, it might be because he didn't let you in on his secret plan. Kramer, Tarrance Jun 1, 2009 1537
Decision altitude in a turn: approaches of the future may have more twists than a cheap murder novel, but the skills to fly them will be largely old-school. Sanders, Rick Jun 1, 2009 1513
When less is more: decommissioning navaids can have surprising effects on the approaches that used them. Van West, Jeff Jun 1, 2009 980
Aircrew safety. Santucci, Joseph C. Brief article May 1, 2009 310
Semi-stable approaches: by creating an approach standard that tightens progressively, you keep your options open while maintaining control. Rozendaal, Doug May 1, 2009 2024
Practicing for emergencies (without going broke): we all need more practice, but balance our finances against the likelihood of "something bad" happening. Thinking through all those bad things is a good compromise. Durden, Rick Viewpoint essay May 1, 2009 2449
Aircrew safety. Douglas, Kevin G.; Conlee, Michael K.; Brister, Aaron K.; Bautista, Reynaldo B.; Williams, Adam E.; Brief article May 1, 2009 338
Land on a taxiway? Paul Russo, F. Letter to the editor Apr 1, 2009 496
Taming crosswinds: use a sideslip, a crab or a combination to stay aligned with the runway. Or go somewhere else. Durden, Rick Mar 1, 2009 2431
Spring-loaded to miss: the time that a missed counts most is when you're hoping you won't have to do it. Here's a simple system to handle the paradox. Bowlin, Frank Mar 1, 2009 1906
Heroics behind the Miracle on the Hudson. Stanley, Liana Feb 16, 2009 1369
Don't watch the needles: sometimes the best way to avoid an ILS sword fight on the CDI is to stop looking at the instrument so much. Singer, Neil Feb 1, 2009 3036
The emergency atoll: if you're shooting this approach, you're either in the service or in big trouble. At least you don't have to worry about cell towers. McNamee, Jeff Feb 1, 2009 810
On the runway, please! Wilbur, Ted Jan 1, 2009 587
Busting the control zone: you know the ceiling and vis requirements for Class E to the surface, right? Don't forget them when you're scud running at 180 knots. Parnau, Jeff Dec 1, 2008 1324
Unintended consequences. Brief article Nov 1, 2008 310
Ignore the ILS: don't always assume the ILS is the best way to go when the weather is low. TERPS logic occasionally defies common sense. Van West, Jeff Oct 1, 2008 690
VFA-97 fly to Iwo Jima. Brief article Sep 1, 2008 147
Coming up short: there's really no excuse for landing short of the runway after an ILS. Once you, break out, just hold what you've got. Durden, Rick Aug 1, 2008 2775
Leading the turns: lead radials are a thing of mystery to the new instrument pilot, but a pro can get nearly perfect leads every time. Here's how. Brenneman, Dog Aug 1, 2008 2658
West wind at Gunnison: not all GPS approaches are built alike and some still require you to take over where the automation falls short. McNamee, Jeff Aug 1, 2008 886
On the air. Aug 1, 2008 613
HT-28. Jul 1, 2008 415
The flight deck demands flawless performance. Donnelly, Theresa Jun 22, 2008 653
An unwanted AFFF washdown. Greene, Jason Jun 22, 2008 634
Ten tips for recovering bad landings: we all make bad landings--it's how we recover from them that matters. These ten tips will help you next time it's your turn. Durden, Rick Jun 1, 2008 2370
Five top ILS cheats: flying an ILS approach to minimums doesn't have to be hard. Use these tips to simplify it and stay focused on the important stuff. Straw, Bill Mar 1, 2008 2486
VFR for IFR pilots: sure, you can fly an ILS to minimums in a summer hurricane without breaking a sweat, but can you fly a VFR traffic pattern on a clear day? Bowlin, Frank Feb 1, 2008 2387
Bring cab fare. Personal account Feb 1, 2008 520
Miss opportunity: for-real missed approaches are rare, but knowing in advance where you're going to go makes it manageable. It's all a matter of making the best of the opportunity. Burnside, Joseph E. Jan 1, 2008 2709
Flat light. Personal account Jan 1, 2008 547
Briefing the airport: briefing the approach as you descend from cruise should be the last step in a long chain when you're flying somewhere new. Shelton, Joe Jan 1, 2008 1563
Safety pilot safety: simulated instrument approaches are necessary for proficiency. Problem is that just having a safety pilot isn't always safe. Pestal, Mark Jan 1, 2008 1070
Blinded by the night: when you haven't made a night landing in a while, use tools ranging from ATC to pilot-controlled lighting to your own cockpit lighting. Saini, Meredith Cover story Dec 1, 2007 2101
How to taxi in IMC: before you test your nerves of steel departing into OVC010, you may need to review your SMGCS just to find the damn runway. Bowlin, Frank Oct 1, 2007 1671
Attitude in a box: some kind of backup attitude system is a great idea. But is a portable system really good enough to fly an approach in IMC? Van West, Jeff Oct 1, 2007 1255
Company Watch - SAS Scandinavian. Brief article Sep 24, 2007 180
Swedish prosecutor investigates SAS for "creating danger to another person" following incidents. Brief article Sep 20, 2007 182
Swedish prosecutor investigates SAS for "creating danger to another person" following incidents. Brief article Sep 20, 2007 199
Letting down easy: a smooth descent to your destination doesn't have to be magic. All it takes is a little planning and some basic math. Here's how. Merager, Randall S. Sep 1, 2007 2913
Can I land on that? Suburban areas present open areas for emergency landings when we need them. Do mall parking lots and warehouse rooftops offer safe alternatives? Saini, Meredith Sep 1, 2007 2599
Cessna 195. Brief article Sep 1, 2007 134
Cessna 150M. Brief article Sep 1, 2007 116
The light bridge: the postage-stamp airport lighting diagram may be mouse-sized, but the lights that lurk in the mist are still a big deal. Holston, Ken Sep 1, 2007 1853
Winnipesaukee blues: you may not be able to pronounce the name of the lake, but if it's raining the day you arrive for vacation, watch out for that missed. Lane-Cummings, Kevin Sep 1, 2007 821
Alternates made easy: When the weather's bad, choosing an alternate airport can be a tricky balance of time, distance, fuel and minimums. It doesn't have to be so hard. Pardo, Jeff Aug 1, 2007 2689
From bad to worse: How to turn a "routine" gear-up landing into a destroyed airplane and two fatalities. Burnside, Joseph E. Aug 1, 2007 1263
Lancair IV-P Experimental: June 2, 2007, Parowan, Utah. Brief article Aug 1, 2007 112
Dangerous approaches? Just because it's published doesn't mean it won't require extra equipment, performance or care. What makes an approach dangerous and how to handle it. Bowlin, Frank Jul 1, 2007 2619
Briefing the approach: taking a focused moment to prepare the cockpit for an approach also help prepare the pilot for the transition from en route environment to landing. Here's how. Turner, Thomas P. Jun 1, 2007 2995
Computing your CADP: any approach plate is a soup of acronyms and abbreviations. Here's the math behind one you've seen but never spoken. Clark, John Jun 1, 2007 1026
Beech P35: March 1, 2007, Ponca City, Okla. Brief article May 1, 2007 141
Aerospatiale AS350BA: March 8, 2007, Princeville, Hawaii. Brief article May 1, 2007 218
Flight Design USA CT-SW: March 10, 2007, Albuquerque, N.Mex. Brief article May 1, 2007 175
Piper PA-24-400 Comanche: March 12, 2007, Des Moines, Iowa. Brief article May 1, 2007 125
Beech C23: March 11, 2007, Fredericksburg, Va. Brief article May 1, 2007 120
Explain this! Brief article Apr 16, 2007 110
Shuttle America aircraft comes off runway at Cleveland airport. Brief article Feb 19, 2007 124
Stabilized approaches: whether flying an instrument procedure or using the VFR traffic pattern, a good landing is much more likely after a stabilized approach. Turner, Thomas P. Feb 1, 2007 2453
"New normal" landings: regardless of our performance during the rest of the flight, it's often the landing by which others measure our piloting skills. Stowell, Rich Cover story Feb 1, 2007 2571
Don't miss the missed: it's a dark and stormy night. The control yoke is slick with sweat and the passengers are green. Are you ready to select your missed? Barnea, Gad Feb 1, 2007 1245
Centralwings aircraft makes emergency landing in Poland. Brief article Jan 29, 2007 104
American Airlines aircraft makes emergency landing in Venezuela. Brief article Jan 29, 2007 109
Aircraft operated by Singapore Airlines makes emergency landing in Beijing. Brief article Jan 24, 2007 81

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