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Probable cause: The student pilot's failure to maintain directional control during landing.
Probable cause: The pilot's failure to extend the landing gear before landing, which resulted in a gear-up landing and a runway overrun.
Probable cause: The pilot’s exceedance of the biplane’s critical angle of attack during initial climb, which resulted in an aerodynamic stall and collision with trees.
Probable cause: The pilot receiving instruction’s failure to maintain directional control during landing.
Flightstar Corporation, a maintenance, repair, and overhaul operation (MRO) at the University of Illinois-Willard Airport (KCMI) in Champaign, Illinois, has partnered with The Leather Institute to open a satellite location.
The Leather Institute, which repairs and restores leather, will begin operations from Flightstar's facility in mid-summer 2019.
ASTM is releasing new standards for seaplanes and floatplanes to help determine appropriate water loads that occur during landing, taxiing, and takeoffs.
More than 10 years in the making, watching his Privateer fly for the first time was "a highlight" of John Meekins' life.
Commuter Craft seeks paint scheme inspiration for "Version 2" of their unique aircraft.
About 1,500 people attended the free event.
The company is based at KGSP.
It was important to retain as much of the existing historic tetrahedron as possible.
S27's annual open house was much more than a fly-in.
This is the 10th straight quarter of rising avionics sales.
The expansion reflects the strong growth the company has experienced.
Owners can upgrade a single product or an entire panel.
“Every pilot I’ve ever met loves to discuss their flights, keep track of them, and analyze them."
“Students with sim experience are far ahead of those without.”
GIFT is designed to help student pilots advance faster and more cost-effectively through their instrument training.
More than $12 million in scholarships have been awarded.
Total flight scholarships awarded this year by AOPA: 123.
Lycoming has a Service Instruction to answer that question.
Oil is one of the least expensive things you can put in your engine,
What sounds like a good deal could end up costing much more in the long run.
I'm probably opening a can of worms by answering this question.
Our canine and other companions deserve our protection.
Mindlessness is when we the past determine the present.
How well we communicate impacts how well we fly.
More than 900 non-ILS airports employ more than 1,500 LPV RNAV approaches. Know the differences between all of them before you launch.
In the history of the Air Force, the old Douglas C-1 of the 1920s was cast as a supporting player.
The Demon's primary mission: Destruction of enemy aircraft.
One of the last piston-engine fighters, the F7F-3 boasted a top speed of 435 mph at 22,200'.
The Atlantic had been crossed by air, and the U.S. Navy had accomplished the feat.
What's your favorite aviation expression?
High school students will be exposed to aviation in a positive light.
Things break, but they can also be fixed.
Not everyone can be in Oshkosh this week.
A 14-year-old ultralight pilot flies into Oshkosh for the big show.
What's new in Flight Design's F2 line of aircraft? Everything.
"The best trainers are light, small, maneuverable, frisky."
The speedy LSA of Europe will be in the U.S. sooner than you think.
Take responsibility. As pilot-in-command, you MUST ensure your airplane is safe to operate.
For the "aviation-crazy" young person who has "drive and discipline," the CAP's Cadet Wings program might just be the ticket to the cockpit of your dreams.
Efforts to improve the state of the art should be met with encouragement, not scorn.
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019 was an excellent show, with plenty of good news for GA.
Without new technology, GA will die.
Who wins in court cases involving general aviation? Attorneys and expert witnesses, while all of GA loses.
What will happen with unleaded avgas in the next few years?
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