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Diamond introduces DA50 with retractable gear

Diamond introduces DA50 with retractable gear

The all carbon fiber DA50 RG is powered by a 300-hp Continental CD-300 jet fuel...

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Flying Musicians awards two scholarships

Flying Musicians awards two scholarships

The scholarship takes an aspiring music student from zero time to solo.

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Cross-country flight fatal for two in Alaska

Cross-country flight fatal for two in Alaska

Probable cause: Undetermined based on the available evidence.

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Do you use GPS?

Do you use GPS?

If you don’t use GPS, and I suppose there are a few who don’t, then this shouldn’t...

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The impact of COVID-19 on flight schools

The impact of COVID-19 on flight schools

About 50% of flight schools did not close during the COVID-19 pandemic, while a...

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Construction begins on $60 million project at KFFZ

Construction begins on $60 million project at KFFZ

The 23-acre development will offer significant opportunities for new and expanding...

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Jet blast bends Piper

Jet blast bends Piper

Probable cause: The pilot’s failure to maintain directional control during landing. 

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Picture of the Day: Short final

Picture of the Day: Short final

Kevin Quinn submitted this photo and note: “Short final for the beach.”...

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FAA expands extensions to medical, training and testing requirements

FAA expands extensions to medical, training and testing...

Pilots whose medicals would have expired at the end of April, May, June, July, August,...

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Video: Does what you eat affect your flying?

Video: Does what you eat affect your flying?

Is there a correlation between nutrition and flight performance?

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ForeFlight’s latest update gives you live global traffic streaming, plus more

ForeFlight’s latest update gives you live global traffic...

ForeFlight 12.4 also includes support for multitasking on the iPad, plus design...

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Alpha Aviation releases 3-Stone Rotary Cylinder Hone Kit for Ercoupes

Alpha Aviation releases 3-Stone Rotary Cylinder Hone Kit...

The clean and resurfaced interior cylinder bore results in increased seal effectiveness...

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Pilot loses control after foot stuck under rudder pedal

Pilot loses control after foot stuck under rudder pedal

Probable cause: The pilot’s failure to maintain directional control during the landing...

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Picture of the Day: Three point landing

Picture of the Day: Three point landing

Ted Heckerman submitted this photo and note: “A pristine Boeing Stearman makes...

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Solo pattern work fatal for student pilot

Solo pattern work fatal for student pilot

Probable cause: The student pilot's failure to retract the flaps following landing...

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Picture of the Day: The perfect way to relax

Picture of the Day: The perfect way to relax

Jon Counsell submitted this photo and note: “Jughead Counsell, a Washington-based...