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Briefing the slam-dunk approach: the reason doesn't matter, but you're way behind the airplane at the final approach fix. Which corners can you cut to safely find the runway? Burnside, Joseph E. "Jeb" Jul 1, 2009 2827
Dirty-side down: force and fate don't care if your aircraft is certified for aerobatics. Are you ready to put gravity back where it belongs? Shelton, Joe Oct 1, 2007 2153
Assuming the position. Patlovany, Robert Oct 1, 2007 375
Gliding with precision: when your single's engine quits, you become the pilot of a fairly lousy glider. How to make the most of your altitude, the energy source now keeping you aloft. Oct 1, 2007 2553
Choice of action to make the choices determining each flight's outcome, we first need information on which to base decisions. Burnside, Joseph E. Oct 1, 2007 1237
Mind of its own. Aug 1, 2007 524
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
SA, lost and found: Distractions and unfamiliar territory can easily lead to losing situational awareness. What are the clues, and what can you do to get it back? Turner, Thomas P. Aug 1, 2007 3436
Cruise dynamics: We spend most of our time in cruise flight, yet little training time is devoted to the finer points of savvy straight and level. Burnside, Joseph E. Aug 1, 2007 2339
It's not just talk: Once you mastered the phonetic alphabet, you knew everything you need to know about communicating, right? Not necessarily. Dougherty, Frank Aug 1, 2007 2567
Fly the wing, revisited. Logue, Paul Aug 1, 2007 479
The stealthy storms: embedded thunderstorms can be deadly poison for any IFR flier. The best antidote is reading the signs before takeoff. Dennstaedt, Scott C. Aug 1, 2007 1771
Autopilots and IFR: autopilots reduce our workload, but we might not be sharp enough when they fail. Should they be required for IFR? Should they be used as much? Turner, Thomas P. May 1, 2007 3014
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
Personal Minimums? Whether to use the FAA's minimum standards depends on you, the airplane and the weather. Sometimes, you just have to say "No.". Burnside, Joseph E. Nov 1, 2006 2903

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