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Tips for that first flight after maintenance

Tips for that first flight after maintenance

Many pilots admit they don’t know what they are looking for during a post-maintenance...

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Video: The nicest Zenith 701 ever built

Video: The nicest Zenith 701 ever built

Cleveland, Tennessee's John Humberd named his CH701 the "Super 701".

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Picture of the day: Reflecting on Oshkosh

Picture of the day: Reflecting on Oshkosh

Frequent contributor Jim Roberts sent us this photo he took at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh...

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Miscommunication common at airshows

Miscommunication common at airshows

Even when NOTAMs are issued, the human factor leads to miscommunication.

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Picture of the Day: A true warbird

Picture of the Day: A true warbird

Brittany Sena submitted the following photo and note: “A 1946 L-16 at the...

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A treasure awaits in the White Mountains

A treasure awaits in the White Mountains

A $30,000 reward is offered to whoever helps find Ron Carlson's TBM Avenger.

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Video: Lessons from the Draco crash

Video: Lessons from the Draco crash

Mike Patey says the crash will "haunt" him for a long time.

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Piper apprenticeship program takes off

Piper apprenticeship program takes off

The nine apprentices started their two-year program in August.

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Failure to remove engine cowl plugs results in crash

Failure to remove engine cowl plugs results in crash

Probable cause: The pilot's failure to remove the engine cowl plugs during preflight,...

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Bird strike bends 172

Bird strike bends 172

Probable cause: An in-flight collision with a bird while on downwind.

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Water in fuel system leads to loss of engine power

Water in fuel system leads to loss of engine power

Probable cause: The pilot's inadequate preflight inspection, which resulted in undetected...

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New book celebrates Wichita as the Air Capital

New book celebrates Wichita as the Air Capital

The story continues with the founding of Cessna, Beechcraft and Stearman

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Picture of the Day: Sunrise at Clear Lake Splash-In

Picture of the Day: Sunrise at Clear Lake Splash-In

Terry Hayes submitted the following photo and note: “Foothill Aviation’s Super...

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Words matter

Words matter

"Mr. Atkins, based on the results of this test you should not go near an airplane...

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Flirtey introduces new delivery drone

Flirtey introduces new delivery drone

The company expects to begin drone delivery flights this year.

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Pathways to a Career in Aviation

Pathways to a Career in Aviation

The Colorado Aviation Business Association Foundation will host Pathways to a Career...