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The Turbine Pilot’s Flight Manual updated

The Turbine Pilot’s Flight Manual updated

The book is designed to prepare the reader for a turbine aircraft ground school,...

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Pilot hits power lines

Pilot hits power lines

Probable cause: The pilot’s failure to see and avoid power wires.

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Mooney shuts down operations

Mooney shuts down operations

The company's factory is closed and all employees furloughed.

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Enlisting teachers to combat the pilot shortage

Enlisting teachers to combat the pilot shortage

The fifth High School Aviation STEM Symposium included a dozen breakout sessions,...

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National Aviation Hall of Fame reveals the Class of 2020

National Aviation Hall of Fame reveals the Class of 2020

The Class of 2020 will be inducted into the Hall of Fame in September.

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Long EZ’s propeller separates in flight

Long EZ’s propeller separates in flight

Probable cause: The in-flight separation of a portion of the propeller, which subsequently...

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Picture of the Day: Dual low passes

Picture of the Day: Dual low passes

Hieu Vo submitted this photo and note: “On my way to Nha Trang City, I got...

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The entertaining and insightful conversation around Garmin’s Autoland

The entertaining and insightful conversation around Garmin’s...

My favorite part of just about any story are the reader comments.

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Picture of the Day: The golden hour

Picture of the Day: The golden hour

Matthew McCoy submitted this photo and note: “The view of Mount Hood out the...

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Beech Party 2019: From Staggerwings to King Airs

Beech Party 2019: From Staggerwings to King Airs

More than 620 people made the journey to the 46th annual Beech Party.

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New three-year program designed to alleviate pilot shortage

New three-year program designed to alleviate pilot shortage

The new program will get more flight students trained and in the workforce a year...

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Aviation Day at KFMY

Aviation Day at KFMY

The free annual event will feature C-47 "Tico Belle" and the C-54 "Spirit of Freedom."

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Fuel starvation leads to forced landing on a road

Fuel starvation leads to forced landing on a road

Probable cause: The failure of the engine-driven fuel pump and the pilot's failure...

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Picture of the Day: Heavy clouds

Picture of the Day: Heavy clouds

Scott Golden submitted the following photo and note: “N1737T, Piper Cherokee,...

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The Maule family get-together

The Maule family get-together

The annual fly-in is truly a family affair, attracting Maule aircraft owners, wannabe...

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FAA releases new protocol for pilots with diabetes

FAA releases new protocol for pilots with diabetes

The new protocol opens the door for people with insulin-dependent diabetes to become...