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What Must Be in Your Backcountry Bug-out Bag Should the Worst Happen For those backcountry pilots who like to fly further and further from …

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The goal of the aviation safety seminar will be to reduce the number of accidents involving pilot loss of control in flight. The NTSB and …

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When confronted with contaminated runways, all those aircraft performance calculations can dissolve quickly. Sitting next to me right now is a pilot’s operating handbook …

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Pilot skills are important but data shows accidents begin in your head, and the right mindset and attitude are a key part of aviation …

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Aircraft engine failure in flight require a precise and timely response. While it’s true aircraft engine failures are rare, I have been at my …

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The latest AOPA Nall report, a comprehensive analysis of GA safety statistics, has just been released. And it reveals solid progress, including the reaching of …

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San Francisco-based LAM Aviation has announced the commercial availability of their new wing flight control system, which focuses on the interaction of the aileron …

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A private pilot looks at ways you can work to avoid a mid-air collision. On a hot, hazy August afternoon in 1996, we were …

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A discussion of rotor wash, jet blast and wake turbulence and how to avoid them. A moving wing, a jet engine, and a helicopter …

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One private pilot’s experience with finding out about the mountain wave the hard way. It was a lazy, sunny southern California Saturday in February 1998. …

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