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The Year in Pictures

The Year in Pictures

Send us your favorite photos from 2019.

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PS Engineering upgrades audio panel

PS Engineering upgrades audio panel

"The PAR200B meets the needs of those whose mission is flying mostly VFR."

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Passenger’s hat flies out of plane, hits propeller

Passenger’s hat flies out of plane, hits propeller

Probable cause: The loss of engine power due to a propeller failure when the passenger’s...

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Blue skies for LSA

Blue skies for LSA

The good news is that aircraft are selling and pilots are flying more than ever.

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Ask Paul: Can wide deck cylinders be used in my narrow-deck engine?

Ask Paul: Can wide deck cylinders be used in my narrow-deck...

Would it be an option to install the wide deck version in this airplane or is that...

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Listening to engine blades to stop disasters

Listening to engine blades to stop disasters

Researchers have developed a monitoring system to detect one of the most common...

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College wins $1.5 million grant to train aviation mechanics

College wins $1.5 million grant to train aviation mechanics

The ultimate goal is to build a "reliable workforce pipeline of trained and certified...

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Picture of the Day: Fall reflections

Picture of the Day: Fall reflections

Benjamin Redman submitted this photo and note: “An Aeronca 7DC Champ on PK1500...

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Aerobatic flight sim updated with new aircraft, airports

Aerobatic flight sim updated with new aircraft, airports

The updated sim is free in early access.

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Gemini Air Group new Twin Commander service center

Gemini Air Group new Twin Commander service center

The Scottsdale, Arizona-based company joins a network of 12 other service centers.

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Carb icing contributes to crash

Carb icing contributes to crash

Probable cause: The pilot’s failure to apply carburetor heat in conditions conducive...

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Picture of the Day: Resting on shore

Picture of the Day: Resting on shore

Joe McMurray submitted the following photo and note: “A Carbon Cub resting...

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A logbook fail

A logbook fail

Why restrict ourselves to two narrow lines to document all the juicy details a magical...

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Garmin introduces Autoland

Garmin introduces Autoland

In the event of an emergency, Autoland determines the optimal airport and runway,...

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Performance Aircraft opens new flight training facility at KLNK

Performance Aircraft opens new flight training facility...

Facilities include a a new hangar that houses the school's fleet of training aircraft,...

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Pilots approaching a runway can’t spot a drone, especially if it isn’t moving

Pilots approaching a runway can’t spot a drone, especially...

During an experiment, pilots detected a drone only about 30% of the time.