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No call, makes for a NMAC close call. Deguzman, Armando May 1, 2015 642
Economic impacts on destination air traffic following a flag carrier's market exit: a case study for Budapest. Torok, Adam; Heinitz, Florian Case study Dec 1, 2013 6186
Development of lithuanian airspace structure/Lietuvos oro erdves strukturos tobulinimas. Kondroska, Vaidotas; Stankunas, Jonas Report Dec 1, 2012 2366
Rotor tip-to-tip with a seaknight: I have been retired now for five years. This event occurred on April 4, 2003, while I was detached aboard USS Camden (AOE-2). This incident has caused me a great deal of latent anxiety, and it has taken several years for me to talk about it in an open forum. Knowles, Matt Sep 1, 2012 1554
Procedure turn, or not? With vectors to final the norm these days and not the exception, it's rare to perform the procedure turn. Yet, ATC may still expect it. When in doubt, ask. Burnside, Joseph E. "Jeb" Jul 1, 2012 1623
Low over water: ATC is in charge of traffic management, and we're in charge of getting to our destination alive. When those responsibilities are in conflict, it's up to us to prioritize. Haber, Dennis R. Jun 1, 2012 1090
Safety experts confirm that current separation levels are sufficient for heavier aircraft. Brief article Sep 12, 2011 173
Error analysis of the inertial measurement unit/Inercinio matavimu bloko klaidu analize. Adamcik, Frantisek Report Mar 1, 2011 2768
Collision avoidance concept for the ATC expert system/ Lektuvu susidurimo isvengimo koncepcijos taikymas ore esanciu priemoniu srautu valdymo sistemose. Sinuks, I. Report Feb 1, 2011 2448
Does VOR+DME=GPS? Well, no, we can't work miracles. But here's an old hack that takes just one VOR and some DME to go direct to a fix. Whether it's legal to do this today is another matter. Van West, Jeff Aug 1, 2010 1033
NATS reports UK and Ireland lead the way in implementing Single European Sky initiative. Brief article Jun 3, 2010 143
Don't Ditch the ADF yet. Brief article Jun 1, 2010 222
VOR survival tricks: VOR tips in the 21st century? yes, as a matter of fact. Sometimes the old ways are just what you need when you least expect it. Van West, Jeff Jun 1, 2010 1244
NATS announces reduced air traffic in April 2010 because of ash cloud. Brief article May 21, 2010 100
No U-turns allowed: in a world of vectors, procedure turns are like your spare tire: rarely bothered with but always there in case you need them. Except, they aren't always there. Van West, Jeff May 1, 2010 602
Gettin' TEC-Route savvy: some of the worst clearances come pre-written if you know where to look. Getting them into a GPS, however, takes a bit more than simple waypoint selection. Singer, Neil May 1, 2010 1861
A scan for virtual VFR. Brief article Feb 1, 2010 124
The parenthetical fix: GPS navigators are terrific at doing all the things the designers planned for them to do. But no designer plans for everything. That's when you need to think differently. West, Jeff Van Feb 1, 2010 873
The Quiz. Brief article Feb 1, 2010 266
NextGen coming in bits and pieces around the U.S. Brief article Nov 1, 2009 161
I'm sorry, were you using that approach? Brief article Oct 1, 2009 112
Wet weather at Winnie: having a couple big LCD screens in front of you really helps out when things start to go wrong. But they ain't bulletproof. Oct 1, 2009 950
I have your request: is that terse phrase ATC's version of "don't call me, I'll call you"? Not at all, but there may be more going on than you realize. Kramer, Tarrance Oct 1, 2009 1974
Today's RMI pointers: the ADF and RMI are becoming tools of a bygone era, but their descendant has a useful niche even in an all-glass cockpit. Shelton, Joe Oct 1, 2009 1298
Digital chart rules: what does it take to make a digital representation of a chart legal for sole use in the cockpit? The answer is, "everything.". Van West, Jeff Oct 1, 2009 702
Why you need to fly TKE: if you have a Garmin GPS and find that tracking courses perfectly takes more than a passing thought, then you're working too hard. Singer, Neil Sep 1, 2009 1222
Go lower with RNAV LP: when obstructions abound close to the threshold, an approach without vertical guidance could be just the ticket. Ewing, John Aug 1, 2009 891
IFR by the sun and stars: not that long ago crews flew thousands of miles with no navigational aids except the sky itself. It's such an elegant solution. Castlen, Bill Aug 1, 2009 2065
Dangerous air on NEXRAD: telltale NEXRAD signatures can tip you off to the motions of air around thunderstorms. There's more to watch for than a tornado's hook. Dennstaedt, Scott C. Jul 1, 2009 1908
Miracle on the Hudson: he heard two things he had never before experienced on a plane. The first was a thud followed by a loud explosion; the second was silence. Berretta, Frederick Personal account Jul 1, 2009 3049
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
Assumptions. Leftridge, Alan Viewpoint essay May 1, 2009 934
GPS for the heel-dragger: so you haven't flown a WAAS approach yet? No big deal. Getting on board with RNAV is less complicated than you may think. Holston, Ken Report Apr 1, 2009 1814
IS FSS getting better? Lockheed-Martin's acquisition of the FAA's Automated Flight Service Stations was anything but flawless. Are we better off today? Miller, Bob Oct 1, 2008 2004
Baby steps to NextGen: figuring out the what ATC's NextGen service will be is a hot debate, but pieces of the puzzle are already being installed. Richardson, Charles D. Oct 1, 2008 1088
Batteries not required: revisiting basic navigation skills can help enhance your situational awareness, especially when all the fancy stuff goes dark. Blank, Phil Sep 1, 2008 2111
FAA requires ICAO flight plans for pre-assigned RNAV. Brief article Aug 1, 2008 138
Commercializing air traffic control: have the reforms worked? McDougall, Glen; Roberts, Alasdair Report Mar 1, 2008 8562
Fly a pair of RNAVS: can two RNAV approaches be better than one? A close look at TERPS reveals why the answer may be a resounding "yes.". Holston, Ken Feb 1, 2008 798
Love those long legs: why truck outbound for an hour on an RNAV approach just to reverse course? van West, Jeff Jan 1, 2008 590
The quiz. Aug 1, 2007 582
Approaches by George: coupled approaches aren't as simple as you might think. Surprise: Training and practice are the keys. Bowlin, Frank May 1, 2007 1607
Back in the database: when WAAS upgrades have center stage, here's a chart update from the wings that throws a bone to fliers of LNAV-only GPS. Brief article May 1, 2007 336
Flying below the MEA: when the MEAs over mountains stretch into the oxygen altitudes, you might sneak past a bit lower, but it's probably not kosher. Apr 1, 2007 657
SESAR REGULATION. Brief article Mar 1, 2007 119
What the heck is TACAN, anyway? McNamee, Jeff Sep 1, 2006 606
Psychological factors affecting pilots' decisions to navigate in deteriorating weather. Madhavan, Poornima; Lacson, Frank C. Mar 1, 2006 6323
Skip flight planning: in a world of radar vectors and GPS boxes, your route is either simple or predestined. Why sweat it? Stephans, Emery Column Mar 1, 2006 1737
The lost art of heading: even in the modern world of airplane symbols on magenta lines, sharp heading and CDI skills are still golden tools. Rozendaal, Doug Mar 1, 2006 1926
Cleared IDS-4: they say it never hurts to ask, but it's nice to know what kinds of things you can ask for. Chinese take-out, anyone? Berge, Paul Feb 1, 2006 1798
He helps keep them flying: Airman doesn't mind having to 'suffer a bit' to get the job done. Roberts, Chuck Dec 1, 2004 1072
Cool under pressure: calm and composure keys to success in guarding America's skies. Kinkade, Mark Dec 1, 2004 830
Russia to stop navigation services to some CIS countries. Brief Article Sep 30, 2004 125
Taking a dip. Potocko, Josh Sep 1, 2004 1096
Bow-on recovery. Sproge, Kevin Sep 1, 2004 1184
Magellans of the sky: lessons learned from the epic 1924 around the world flight are visible in today's Air Force, but the memory of those who made it possible have faded with the years. (A Centennial of Flight Special Feature). Roberts, Chuck Jul 1, 2003 2352
When is bingo, bingo? O'Donnell, Ken May 1, 2003 1930
New air traffic navigation system delayed in Norway due to FAA - claim. Brief Article Sep 2, 2002 143
High Noon with a Section of Talons. Garrick, Michael Brief Article Aug 1, 2001 648
What Do You Mean, They Went Inadvertent IMC? Phillips, Michael K. Brief Article Jun 1, 2001 1037
EW Applications of Spherical Trigonometry. Adamy, Dave Brief Article Apr 1, 2000 1175
The US FAA issues special conditions regarding Boeing Model 767-400ER aircraft. Brief Article Dec 3, 1999 95
A sampling of direction finding systems. Herskovitz, Don Directory Aug 1, 1998 786
A sampling of military displays. Herskovitz, Don Aug 1, 1997 1089
NAVWAR now. Herskovitz. Don Cover Story May 1, 1997 1931
Application of a three-dimensional auditory display in a flight task. Bronkhorst, Adelbert W.; Veltman, J.A.; Vreda, Leo van Mar 1, 1996 5701
A comparison of methods for promoting geographic knowledge in simulated aircraft navigation. Williams, Henry P.; Hutchinson, Scott; Wickens, Christopher D. Mar 1, 1996 8673
Safety in the skies. Gerhart, Clifford Jul 1, 1993 1700
The application of imaging sensors to aircraft landings in adverse weather. Greenwood, Stuart W. Sep 1, 1992 2245

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