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Plant Model-Based Fault Detection during Aircraft Takeoff Using Non-Deterministic Finite-State Automata. Settele, Ferdinand; Weber, Alexander; Knoll, Alexander Technical report Aug 1, 2020 7466
Fighting FOD in a combat environment. Lee, Jonathan May 1, 2015 654
Imaging tasks scheduling for high-altitude airship in emergency condition based on energy-aware strategy. Zhimeng, Li; Chuan, He; Dishan, Qiu; Jin, Liu; Manhao, Ma Report Jan 1, 2013 8408
Vilnius advanced-surface movement guidance and control system (A-SMGCS) safety objectives/Vilniaus aerodromo automatizuotos antzeminio eismo stebejimo ir kontroles sistemos saugos tikslu analize. Kondroska, Vaidotas; Stankunas, Jonas Report Dec 1, 2012 2704
Stability vs. weight and balance. Brief article Nov 1, 2012 190
Retrofit checklists: test-flying, familiarity: retrieving an aircraft from the shop after major avionics work requires a meticulous preflight, flight-testing and a solid understanding of the interface. Anglisano, Larry Nov 1, 2012 1981
Alternatives. Nov 1, 2012 494
De-ice boots: cycle them early and often. Nov 1, 2012 427
Maximizing datalink: there's plenty more to using datalink weather than, "Don't fly through the red stuff." By layering information, you can build a more complete picture. Van West, Jeff Aug 1, 2012 2714
Precautionary diverts: how do you know when your nagging voice is just being a weenie and when it's really onto something important? Here's our take on what to ask and what to do. Bowlin, Frank Aug 1, 2012 1895
Accident scan: short on common sense as well as fuel. Jul 1, 2012 341
Low time, high anxiety. King, John Feb 1, 2012 525
IFR emergencies: system failures under IFR must be handled differently than when the weather's good. Above all, remember to fly the airplane first, then deal with the problem. Burnside, Joseph E. (Jeb) Jan 1, 2012 2019
A circular synthetic aperture radar for on-the-ground object detection. Mohammadpoor, M.; Abdullah, R.S.A. Raja; Ismail, A.; Abas, A.F. Report Dec 1, 2011 6445
You are the judge: like in a courtroom, making judgment calls is a matter of minding the facts. Listen to that little voice in your head when it tells you something is wrong. Higdon, Dave Dec 1, 2011 2080
Get down, slow down. Messinger, Scott Dec 1, 2011 501
cleared for take-off: electronic devices such as mobile phones are currently prohibited from use on passenger flights. But that could be about to change. Wilks, Neil Aug 1, 2011 1540
Unapproved mod: hypoxia results from hacking a built-in oxygen system with a pulse-demand regulator. Burnside, Joseph E. (jeb) Jul 1, 2011 1150
Experimental research of wireless sensor network application in aviation/Bevieliu jutikliu tinklu taikymo aviacijoje eksperimentinis tyrimas. Stankunas, J.; Rudinskas, D.; Lasauskas, E. Report May 1, 2011 2291
Overwater gear: if you plan to spend any significant time flying over water, you need to think about what survival gear to carry and how it will fit into your overall operation. Burnside, Joseph E. (Jeb) Feb 1, 2011 2049
Positive rate: instrument takeoffs are a busy time. One of the keys is establishing and maintaining a positive climb rate. Burnside, Joseph E. (Jeb) Feb 1, 2011 1309
Small voices. Robertson, Dale Feb 1, 2011 470
Multi attribute decision making: assessing the technological and operational parameters of an aircraft/Daugialypis sprendimu priemimas: orlaiviu technologiniu ir eksploataciniu parametru vertinimas. Cokorilo, Olja; Gvozdenovic, Slobodan; Mirosavljevic, Petar; Vasov, Ljubisa Report Dec 1, 2010 3105
With you 'til 3000 feet. Bright, Toby Dec 1, 2010 524
The idea of a system increasing flight safety/Skrydziu sauguma padidinacios sistemos ideja. Rogalski, Tomasz Report Dec 1, 2010 2791
Navigating the nasties: when you're asking ATC for deviations around weather, it's useful to know where they can easily bend and where it'll take some negotiation and planning. Kramer, Tarrance Oct 1, 2010 1655
Riding with Flight Check: less dangerous than taste-testing discount sushi, Flight Check is still flying approaches that no one's tried before, have suspected problems or recently killed someone. Shelton, Joe Oct 1, 2010 1501
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
Post-maintenance tests. Oct 1, 2010 333
Revamping training. Burnside, Jeb Sep 1, 2010 486
Is that too much airplane for you? In a buyer's market, it's tempting to buy more airplane than you can handle. A realistic view of your skills, mission and maintenance requirements will help keep you out of trouble. Anglisano, Larry Sep 1, 2010 2570
Don't be a "dipstick". Patton, Jay Personal account Sep 1, 2010 439
Broken and cracked. Sep 1, 2010 416
Who's your dispatcher? Emulating airline procedures is generally good and often feasible, especially when it comes to dispatch. So what's stopping us from doing just that? Robinson, Frank Sep 1, 2010 1958
Squeezing past T-storms: are there simple rules for thunderstorm navigation even a computer could use? Possibly, but success for the human pilot is as much intuition as information. Rozendaal, Doug Aug 1, 2010 2131
A hole for every sucker. Webb, Bill Personal account Jul 1, 2010 1013
Let's take Trent Lott to Trent Lott. Krupsky, Gary Personal account Jul 1, 2010 773
Follow the yellow-brick road: ground accidents are some of the most preventable kinds out there. Planning, technique and paying attention are key to avoiding additional drama. Burnside, Joseph E. (Jeb) Jul 1, 2010 2014
Telltale flicker. Hoy, Roger Jul 1, 2010 495
Out from under a cloud: Technology under development promises to help airlines to avoid the kind of chaos for travellers that occurred during the recent eruption in Iceland. Reidy, Heath Jun 1, 2010 1257
Declaring the big "E"; when the excrement hits the oscillator, ATC is your best friend. How con you help them to help you? start with "Mayday," and then ask for exactly what you need. Kramer, Tarrance Jun 1, 2010 1788
Which ELT is best for you? Is it time to upgrade your ELT to the new 406 MHz standard? A risk-cost-benefit analysis of the options. Bowlin, Frank Jun 1, 2010 2686
Incomplete preflight. Simkins, Lee Jun 1, 2010 495
Drinking from the wrong glass. Van West, Jeff May 1, 2010 527
NTSB: glass cockpits do not improve safety. Brief article May 1, 2010 103
What is "all information"? Regardless of what sources you use for preflight information, be sure these critical items are recorded somewhere in the world as insurance against the ire of the FAA. Pestal, Mark May 1, 2010 1777
Better checklist rituals: whether you prefer a professional duet or a juvenile mnemonic, diligently completing the tasks is the goal. Here's a simpler way to survive in the single-pilot cockpit. Holston, Ken May 1, 2010 1863
Extreme-altitude hazards: flying above 25,000 feet poses a much different set of challenges than at lower levels. You need a different oxygen system, and an emergency-descent plan. Lockridge, James May 1, 2010 2490
Am I really turning? "What just happened? Which way is up? Why is my airspeed going crazy? Am I really turning?". Phillips, Jessica Personal account May 1, 2010 1084
Bravo Zulu. Brief article May 1, 2010 298
Water sandwich. Moore, Will Personal account May 1, 2010 924
Mid-air collisions: the myth and the math: Mid-airs aren't always fatal, and all of them can be avoided. Keep up your speed, look outside and vary your aircraft's attitude to eliminate blind spots. Lockridge, James E. Apr 1, 2010 2774
When it's too bad for IFR, Go VFR: A lot of situations can make IFR riskier than flying the same route VFR, even if the en route workload might be higher. Burnside, Joseph E.(jeb) Apr 1, 2010 4957
NTSB: Glass hasn't made us safer: A new NTSB study highlights standardization, training and testing as ways to realize digital flight displays' promise. But much has changed in glass-panel training since the period studied by the NTSB. Apr 1, 2010 912
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
Checklist Discipline. Ceffalo, George Apr 1, 2010 460
Aircrew safety. Brief article Mar 1, 2010 96
Pilot safety. Brief article Mar 1, 2010 195
Unit safety. Brief article Mar 1, 2010 174
Weapons Notes. Brief article Mar 1, 2010 162
Interpretation of neural network technologies for prerdiction and management of risk factors/ Neuroniniu tinklu technologiju, skirtu rizikos veiksniu numatymui ir ju valdymui, aiskinimas. Kharchenko, Volodimir; Alexeiev, Oleh Report Mar 1, 2010 2844
Bravo Zulu. Mar 1, 2010 754
Cessna 172. Brief article Mar 1, 2010 124
Mitsubishi MU-2B-60. Brief article Mar 1, 2010 160
Cessna 172M. Brief article Mar 1, 2010 129
Hearing is believing. Hirsch, Glenn Mar 1, 2010 490
Cracks and malfunctions. Mar 1, 2010 392
Launching on the gauges: many instrument takeoffs have resulted in disastrously short flights. Having the right pre-takeoff discipline makes for a safer departure. Pestal, Mark Mar 1, 2010 2153
WX briefing hot words: you've heard horror stories about Flight Service ineptitude, but you're no weather expert. Here's the short list of what to watch (or listen) for in a briefing. Van West, Jeff Mar 1, 2010 1171
Reset from the top: how do you train yourself to make better judgment calls? We haven't the foggiest. But this three-step plan may keep you dear of some bad-judgment traps. Shelton, Joe Mar 1, 2010 1932
Another data point. Grimm, David Brief article Mar 1, 2010 315
Night school omission. Barlow, Mark S. Brief article Mar 1, 2010 197
Put down your checklist! How to buck the widely accepted flight school checklist methodology and flow like a pro. Smith, Lee Mar 1, 2010 2537
Playing mental defense. Pestal, Mark Mar 1, 2010 2195
Reading radar right: just like landing, it's a skill to be learned and practiced. Knowing how radar "sees" rain and how to overcome its limitations can help. Simison, Paul Mar 1, 2010 2916
Top four fuel exhaustion excuses: we all know not to run out of gas, but too many of us still do it. What are the excuses? Mar 1, 2010 1667
Dark departure: night flying is tricky enough when we're current. Don't mix in little recent experience and complacency. Burnside, Joseph E. (JEB) Mar 1, 2010 1259
Cessna 150G. Brief article Mar 1, 2010 126
Fairchild SA227. Brief article Mar 1, 2010 112
Cessna 172S. Brief article Mar 1, 2010 164
Gates learjet 35A. Brief article Mar 1, 2010 134
Bell 206B. Brief article Mar 1, 2010 150
Beech C99. Brief article Mar 1, 2010 138
Piper PA-32R-301T. Brief article Mar 1, 2010 109
Cessna 195B. Brief article Mar 1, 2010 102
Dassault falcon 20C. Brief article Mar 1, 2010 111
Stinson 108. Mar 1, 2010 105
Cessna 140. Brief article Mar 1, 2010 130
Piper PA-32-300. Brief article Mar 1, 2010 123
Piper PA-12. Brief article Mar 1, 2010 127
Ercoupe 415-D. Brief article Mar 1, 2010 102
APS's upset training: practical survival skills. Doolittle, Jon Feb 1, 2010 1752
Turning back, again. Burnside, Jeb Feb 1, 2010 447
Why rain is a pain: flying in rain might get you a free rinse but it can also affect your airplane's performance in a variety of ways. Higdon, Dave Feb 1, 2010 2291
The mountain pass and ridgeline Venturi effect. Lockridge, James Feb 1, 2010 1772
Why so many CFITs? They rank right behind stalls as a major accident result. Scud runs are the main reason, but all have one thing in common: bad judgment. Feb 1, 2010 3506
Five airspeeds you've got to nail: pitch and power equals performance, hut when you need them most, you won't have time to look them up. Turner, Thomas P. Feb 1, 2010 3028
The new SFRAs: two recent additions to the list of special flight rules areas are worth studying, even if you never go near them. Thankfully, the FAA has training available. Burnside, Joseph E. Jeb Feb 1, 2010 1526
Missed expectations: the interaction between pilots and ATC depends on trust that certain procedures will be followed in order. Burnside, Joseph E. Jeb Feb 1, 2010 1288
Cessna 208B caravan. Brief article Feb 1, 2010 108
Cessna 182. Brief article Feb 1, 2010 173
Cessna 172M. Brief article Feb 1, 2010 105
Aerospatiale AS 355F1. Brief article Feb 1, 2010 151
Beech V35 bnanza. Brief article Feb 1, 2010 139
New piper aircraft inc. PA-46-500TP. Brief article Feb 1, 2010 164
Cessna 172S sky hawk. Brief article Feb 1, 2010 144
Beech A36 Bonanza. Brief article Feb 1, 2010 101
Cessna 172F. Brief article Feb 1, 2010 126
Czech aircraft works sportcruiser. Brief article Feb 1, 2010 130
Bell helicopter textron canada 407. Brief article Feb 1, 2010 103
Bird strike! Feb 1, 2010 500
Malfunctioning autopilot. Brief article Feb 1, 2010 121
What is minimum fuel? The fuel may be running out, but your options aren't. How ATC handles you, however, depends on exactly what you say, as well as how you say it. Kramer, Tarrance Feb 1, 2010 1809
Glass-panel scans: the promise of easier instrument flying with a PFD doesn't get realized until you tweak your scan to leverage the strengths of a digital display and mitigate its weaknesses. West, Jeff Van Feb 1, 2010 1878
Turning error. Hunter, John Jan 1, 2010 573
Night school: many night-flying accidents result from both a failure to plan and a failure to see. The human eye makes it hard to do one, but we're in charge of the other. Leis, Ray Jan 1, 2010 2401
Pre-heating: why ensuring your airplane and its engine are warm before starting this winter will enhance reliability, along with some suggestions on how to do it. Burnside, Joseph "Jeb" E. Jan 1, 2010 1876
Top three icing myths busted: some real-world examples demonstrate in-flight icing is a problem no matter what airplane you fly. Turner, Thomas P. Jan 1, 2010 2372
Deep stall aerodynamics: you didn't practice this type of stall during your primary flight training. They're generally unrecoverable, and mainly affect swept-wing jets. Smith, Lee Jan 1, 2010 2339
Failure to multitask? Pilots have to be able to do more than one thing at a time, without thinking or becoming complacent. Burnside, Joseph "Jeb" E. Jan 1, 2010 1273
Just out of annual. Richardson, Charles Jan 1, 2010 491
October - November awards of distinction. Jan 1, 2010 1070
Quarterly awards. Jan 1, 2010 285
A lost art. Burnside, Jeb Column Dec 1, 2009 480
Traffic patterns: everything you once knew about them, along with a few things you probably didn't. Bowlin, Frank Dec 1, 2009 2362
An icy surprise: datalink weather takes much of the agita out of weather judgments. But having all that information can lead to the wrong decision, especially in icing. Bertorelli, Paul Dec 1, 2009 2153
Top five reasons to cancel an IFR flight: just because you have the instrument rating doesn't mean you'll never have to cancel a flight. Higdon, Dave Dec 1, 2009 2417
Counting gallons: using a fuel totalizer won't keep you from being in a fuel-related accident unless you know its features and its shortcomings. Dec 1, 2009 1220
Snow job: there's simply no excuse for not clearing all ice and snow from an airplane before trying to take off. Burnside, Joseph "Jeb" E. Dec 1, 2009 1335
Sumpin's up. Winchester, Kiki Dec 1, 2009 423
Maintaining your LSA: few lurking land mines: procedures exist to repair 60-year-old Aeroncas and brand-new Sport Cruisers alike. But owners may have a bigger role--and--headache than they expected. van West, Jeff Nov 1, 2009 2062
The spin on spins: we're taught to avoid spins, and that's good, but lack of knowledge can be dangerous. Some things you may not know might save your life someday. Bowlin, Frank Nov 1, 2009 2693
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
Three Green? Michaels, Steve Nov 1, 2009 728
Pilot safety. Brief article Nov 1, 2009 241
Aircrew safety. Brief article Nov 1, 2009 310
Unit safety. Brief article Nov 1, 2009 276
Pilot safety. Brief article Nov 1, 2009 270
Aircrew safety. Brief article Nov 1, 2009 262
As far ahead of the plane as the prop. Van West, Jeff Oct 1, 2009 536
Why can't we make cylinders? Burnside, Jeb Oct 1, 2009 414
Inadvertent IFR: without an IFR ticket, avoiding IMC requires proper preflight planning. Since merely wishing you were back in VMC won't work, what comes next is crucial. Leis, Ray Oct 1, 2009 2468
Can't see nuthin': the zero-zero takeoff is much discussed, but would you ever attempt one? If you're brave enough, how would you go about it? Bowlin, Frank Oct 1, 2009 2491
Managing stability: most of the airplanes wetly are stable, well-balanced machines when properly managed and flown. Changing that balance can be upsetting. Higdon, Dave Oct 1, 2009 2098
Flight following: it's neither IFR, nor VFR. Getting it, keeping it and making it work requires some planning and patience. Burnside, Joseph "Jeb" E. Oct 1, 2009 1288
Dark horizon: night VFR over a remote area can mean little or no natural horizon to help maintain aircraft control. Burnside, Joseph "Jeb" E. Oct 1, 2009 1237
Code of conduct for the maintainer. Brief article Sep 22, 2009 246
Danger on the cutting or trailing edge. Van West, Jeff Sep 1, 2009 528
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
Checklist check. Marshall, J. Alan Viewpoint essay Sep 1, 2009 639
Not so fast: if you think you have a headwind more often than a tailwind, that's because you do. Understanding the reasons might make it all easier to accept. Burnside, Joseph E. "Jeb" Aug 1, 2009 2500
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
Max-range flying: sure, carry enough fuel and watch the weather. But fatigue and nutrition can play major roles, also. Turner, Thomas P. Cover story Jul 1, 2009 2943
Fighting fires: an in-flight fire is something to which you must respond quickly and decisively. Have and deploy a Halon-based extinguisher, then get on the ground. Jul 1, 2009 1658
Navigating past t-storms: conventional wisdom of 20 miles is too much some days and not nearly enough other days. Here are a few tips to help tell the difference. Dennstaedt, Scott C. Jun 1, 2009 2115
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
Anatomy of three crashes: being close to a fatal accident can be enough to question how and why we fly. But with each tragedy is an opportunity to learn. Simonds, Fred Jun 1, 2009 1555
Performance planning: even in a basic single, weight, weather and wind can have a wide-ranging impact on performance. Use these simple tips and you'll know before you go. Dawson, Sam Jun 1, 2009 2391
Tire tech: your tires are the only contact you have with the ground. Heat is their enemy, and maintaining proper pressure can help prevent wear and failures. Jun 1, 2009 1770
First time out: installing a bunch of new toys in the panel doesn't make you a safer pilot. Burnside, Joseph E. (Jeb) Jun 1, 2009 1347
Cirrus design Corp. SR22. Brief article Jun 1, 2009 132
Curtiss wright P-40N. Brief article Jun 1, 2009 124
Liberty XL. Brief article Jun 1, 2009 178
Grumman AA-1B. Brief article Jun 1, 2009 103
Piper PA-24-250. Brief article Jun 1, 2009 180
Raytheon A36 bonanza. Brief article Jun 1, 2009 108
Cessna 421B. Brief article Jun 1, 2009 147
Lockheed P2V-7 Neptune. Brief article Jun 1, 2009 101
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
Instrument rating: the first 100 hours: you'll never be more current than the day of your checkride, but getting and staying proficient requires developing a plan and sticking with it. Turner, Thomas P. May 1, 2009 2381
Pilot safety. Howard, Matthew W. Brief article May 1, 2009 265
Aircrew safety. Douglas, Kevin G.; Conlee, Michael K.; Brister, Aaron K.; Bautista, Reynaldo B.; Williams, Adam E.; Brief article May 1, 2009 338
Crew chief safety. Bogard, Kenneth W. Brief article May 1, 2009 276
Pilot safety. Roy, James W. Brief article May 1, 2009 286
Crew chief safety. Ehinger, William E. Brief article May 1, 2009 255
Aircrew safety. Santucci, Joseph C. Brief article May 1, 2009 310
Flight line safety. McNally, David W. Brief article May 1, 2009 223
Land on a taxiway? Paul Russo, F. Letter to the editor Apr 1, 2009 496
GPS Errors: getting the most from the magic in your panel without losing the "flick". Turner, Thomas P. Apr 1, 2009 2809
Icing and tailplane stalls: it's not as simple as flying the approach with your hair on fire. Here's why too much speed is as bad as not enough. Apr 1, 2009 2707
Putting it down: when you absolutely, positively have to make an off-field landing, preparing the cabin and flying the airplane until it stops are key. Durden, Rick Apr 1, 2009 2722
Ramp safety: a recent study covering more than 20 years of ramp accidents highlights that situational awareness and vigilance are the keys to safety. Romson, Joe Apr 1, 2009 2141
Preflighting your prop: your airplane's propeller is one of its most neglected components. Use these tips to help make inspecting it easy and its lifespan long. Apr 1, 2009 1847
Gusty go around: the go-around from a balked landing, even in a gusty crosswind, shouldn't be this hard. Burnside, Joseph E. (Jeb) Apr 1, 2009 1253
Cessna 152. Brief article Apr 1, 2009 104
Piper PA-28-180. Brief article Apr 1, 2009 104
Beech 95-A55. Brief article Apr 1, 2009 129
Cirrus SR22. Brief article Apr 1, 2009 114
Mooney M20E. Brief article Apr 1, 2009 105
The towers of Catalina: even with rough terrain around the field, the approach can look quite mundane. But watch out for lurking NOTAMs. McNamee, Jeff Mar 1, 2009 736
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
FIKI: do you really need it? Flight-into-known-icing approval shouldn't change the fundamental safety equation. But cirrus' impressive integrated approach to de-icing is just a better system. Mar 1, 2009 2151
A different ditching: the story of my ditching, what I learned from it and how I do things a little differently today. Laboda, Amy Mar 1, 2009 2698
Night in the mountains: most flight training doesn't prepare us for what can happen when we venture beyond the practice area. Burnside, Joseph E. (Jeb) Mar 1, 2009 1334
Beech model 58 baron. Brief article Mar 1, 2009 125
Piper PA-28-151. Brief article Mar 1, 2009 166
Cessna 550 citation. Brief article Mar 1, 2009 192
Beech A36TC bonanza. Brief article Mar 1, 2009 135
Cessna 172RG. Brief article Mar 1, 2009 107
Pilatus aircraft PC-12/45. Brief article Mar 1, 2009 177
Beech 95-A55 baron. Brief article Mar 1, 2009 142
Beech A36 bonanza. Brief article Mar 1, 2009 154
Cessna 402C. Brief article Mar 1, 2009 304
Cessna 172S. Brief article Mar 1, 2009 129
Piper PA-34-200T. Brief article Mar 1, 2009 143
Dangerous passenger tricks: (or, how to survive the well-meaning knows-too-little guest without breaking a sweat.). Higdon, Dave Feb 1, 2009 2665
The first 400 feet: initiating a missed approach can be the busiest time you'll ever spend in an airplane. Turner, Thomas P. Feb 1, 2009 3072
Revisiting the Brazilian midair: the final reports are in, and lessons can be learned. Burnside, Joseph E. (Jeb) Feb 1, 2009 2265
To scud run, perchance to buy it: before you even think about flying low through bad weather, get some dual instruction in realistic conditions. Then don't do it. Durden, Rick Feb 1, 2009 2574
Rockwell international 690B. Brief article Feb 1, 2009 134
Flight design CTSW. Brief article Feb 1, 2009 201
Cessna 208 caravan. Brief article Feb 1, 2009 129
Mitsubishi MU-2B-60. Brief article Feb 1, 2009 241
Cessna 182. Brief article Feb 1, 2009 102
Piper PA-28-235. Brief article Feb 1, 2009 187
Ercoupe 415-D. Brief article Feb 1, 2009 201
Cessna 172S. Brief article Feb 1, 2009 104
Cessna 210. Brief article Feb 1, 2009 160
Beech 58 baron. Brief article Feb 1, 2009 134
Declaring the emergency: you still have to fly the airplane, but what happens next isn't something to fear. Durden, Rick Jan 1, 2009 2208
Runway considerations: adapting to runway conditions is critical if staying on the strip is important to you. Higdon, Dave Jan 1, 2009 2444
How low can we go? No matter how badly we want to be on the ground, we have to maintain minimum altitudes on approaches. Burnnside, Joseph E. (Jeb) Jan 1, 2009 1310
Piper PA-32-260/Piper PA-28-236. Brief article Jan 1, 2009 325
Aeronca 7CCM. Brief article Jan 1, 2009 118
Universal globe swift. Brief article Jan 1, 2009 134
Partenavia SPA P.68C. Brief article Jan 1, 2009 184
Piper PA-32S-300. Brief article Jan 1, 2009 163
Cirrus design SR22. Brief article Jan 1, 2009 270
Cessna 152/Cessna 182R. Brief article Jan 1, 2009 154
American general Acft Corp. AG5B. Brief article Jan 1, 2009 161
Piper PA-22-108. Brief article Jan 1, 2009 106
Cirrus design Corp. SR20. Brief article Jan 1, 2009 166
Beech 95-B55 baron. Brief article Jan 1, 2009 193
Piper PA-28-180. Brief article Jan 1, 2009 153
Cessna 172S. Brief article Jan 1, 2009 120
Raytheon aircraft company G36. Brief article Jan 1, 2009 103
Flap follow-up cable. Brief article Jan 1, 2009 110
Don't kick the stick. Brief article Jan 1, 2009 115
Post-maintenance test flights: post-maintenance test flying can be risky. Leave your ego at home and triple-check that no details have been left to chance. Anglisano, Larry Dec 1, 2008 2577
Takeoff aborts: the properly prepared takeoff is spring-loaded to turn into an abort. Here's how to decide when to call the whole thing off. Turner, Thomas P. Dec 1, 2008 2950
Cold-weather ops: winter flying requires a different mindset because what's just a nuisance in July can kill you in January. Here's how to find the gotchas. Durden, Rick Dec 1, 2008 2738
Air work: when exploring an unfamiliar airplane's slow-speed handling, altitude is your friend. Burnside, Joseph E. (Jeb) Dec 1, 2008 1264
Piper PA-28-161. Brief article Dec 1, 2008 141
Cessna 172. Brief article Dec 1, 2008 137
Cessna T210. Brief article Dec 1, 2008 213
Cirrus Design Corp. SR22. Brief article Dec 1, 2008 169
Cessna 150G. Brief article Dec 1, 2008 143
Piper PA-31-350. Brief article Dec 1, 2008 144
Piper PA-28R-201T. Brief article Dec 1, 2008 107
Piper PA-24 comanche. Brief article Dec 1, 2008 153
FAA looking for accident reductions with plan and website. Brief article Dec 1, 2008 131
Departing non-towered airports: when there's no charted departure procedure and the weather's down the tubes, use these tips to do it on your own. Turner, Thomas P. Nov 1, 2008 2729
Proficiency checklist: an idea that's been around for a long time comes back to help you save some money on fuel and keep the edge you worked for with just a little extra effort. Bowlin, Frank Nov 1, 2008 2314
Flying all the angles: why measuring your wing's angle of attack can increase your flight safety. Emberson, Cory Nov 1, 2008 2411
Quirky airplanes: spend some time learning about the systems, handling and procedures making each airplane unique. Durden, Rick Nov 1, 2008 2579
Top ten risk reduction steps: manage risk wisely by developing a set of policies to implement when results are too threatening. Higdon, Dave Nov 1, 2008 2248
Departure downdraft: right after takeoff--when we're low, slow and heavy--is a lousy time to encounter convective activity. Burnside, Joseph E. (Jeb) Nov 1, 2008 1299
Convair 580. Brief article Nov 1, 2008 119
Lockheed SP-2H Neptune. Brief article Nov 1, 2008 117
Lancair propjet experimental. Brief article Nov 1, 2008 152
Cessna 182. Brief article Nov 1, 2008 126
Bellanca 17-30A. Brief article Nov 1, 2008 121
Cessna 210. Brief article Nov 1, 2008 110
Piper J5A cruiser. Brief article Nov 1, 2008 150
Mooney M20J. Brief article Nov 1, 2008 294
Mooney M20C. Brief article Nov 1, 2008 176
Cessna T210N. Brief article Nov 1, 2008 103
Piper PA-60-602P. Brief article Nov 1, 2008 119
Learjet LR60. Brief article Nov 1, 2008 161
Robinson R44 II. Brief article Nov 1, 2008 139
Maximizing efficiency: spending some extra time effort to minimize drug and weight while changing the way you fly can pay real dividends. Leis, Ray Oct 1, 2008 2545
When fur flies: slowing down and staying alert for birds and other wildlife, especially near airports, will help you to safely share the sky with furry and feathered things. Emberson, Cory Oct 1, 2008 3044
Playing short-field for keeps: getting in and out of shorter strips means using pitch and power to nail your airspeeds. Higdon, Dave Oct 1, 2008 2467
Direct to nowhere: in our dynamic ATC system, pilots and controllers have to be on their toes to ensure everyone is working from the same page. Blank, Phil Oct 1, 2008 2151
Overgross: flying your aircraft above its maximum gross weight can be done, but not in all circumstances. Burnside, Joseph E. (Jeb) Oct 1, 2008 1221
Cessna T210 turbo centurion. Brief article Oct 1, 2008 151
Diamond DA-20-C1 katana. Brief article Oct 1, 2008 132
Piper PA-28R-200 arrow. Brief article Oct 1, 2008 209
Piper PA-32RT-300T. Brief article Oct 1, 2008 128
Beech B35 bonanza. Brief article Oct 1, 2008 148
Beech C23 musketeer. Brief article Oct 1, 2008 128
Cessna 172S. Brief article Oct 1, 2008 154
Beech 58TC baron. Brief article Oct 1, 2008 135
Cessna 182T skylane. Brief article Oct 1, 2008 129
Cessna 177. Brief article Oct 1, 2008 147
Nieuport 24bis experimental. Brief article Oct 1, 2008 170
Piper PA-22-160 tri-pacer. Brief article Oct 1, 2008 175
Cessna TR182/Extra EA 300/L. Brief article Sep 1, 2008 207
Beech A200. Brief article Sep 1, 2008 154
Beech 35-C33A debonair. Brief article Sep 1, 2008 147
Robinson R22. Brief article Sep 1, 2008 130
Eclipse aviation EA500. Brief article Sep 1, 2008 254
Deviant behavior: when convective weather is about, the shortest distance between two points rarely is a straight line. Bowlin, Frank Sep 1, 2008 2528
Forget the checklist: in an emergency, reaching for the checklist could be the worst thing to do. Know and perform your aircraft's memory items, then grab the checklist. Turner, Thomas P. Sep 1, 2008 1636
Piper PA-18-150. Brief article Sep 1, 2008 144
Mooney M-20M. Brief article Sep 1, 2008 102
Cessna 172F. Brief article Sep 1, 2008 116

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