Ice and Tail Stalls

Why does the Tail ice up quicker?

If you think stall recovery only involves lowering the nose and applying power, and if you occasionally fly in icing conditions, you could someday make a fatal error.


Caution Wake Turbulence

How to avoid danger

When's the last time you heard "caution - wake turbulence" from an air traffic controller? Did you think about what it really meant to you?

Pilots taking off and landing

Rules of Thumb

Every Pilot should know these rules

Flying gets a lot easier once you know some basic rules-of-thumb. Here are seven of the best rules, and how to use them.

1. When To Abort A Takeoff: The 50/70 Rule. A general

To lean or not to lean, that is the question

Best practises when leaning

I’ve recently received several emails regarding whether to operate lean of peak (LOP) or to stay on the rich side. So is LOP [lean of peak] the dark side that we should never enter? Let’s

Choosing a floatplane

Which airplane is suitable for floats?

This Article goes from conversations with experienced floatplane pilots about the 150 on floats—okay, but not great—into what makes a good floatplane, what to look for when buying one

Spatial Disorientation

New AOPA Safety Letter

AOPA Germany’s latest Saftey Letter deals with the subject of spatial disorientation. It’s a known fact that humans are “VFR beings“ only. . The senses we use to keep our balance, that

The Robinson R22 Helicopter

Like wearing a Backpack

In the early 1970s, Frank Robinson had a vision of business executives commuting between their homes and workplaces in small, light, affordable helicopters. The skies were going to

Aeronautical Decision-Making (ADM)

Mitigating Risk

Aeronautical decision-making (ADM) is essentially the mental process of gathering and evaluating information pertinent to a flight; listing the options and their attendant risks; and

The Cub

A replica of the Piper Super Cub

Since the day I first showed up at the airport many years ago I have heard about Piper Cubs. Everyone described them as a great airplane that was fun to fly. Even non-pilots recognize

Buying a Used Homebuilt

What to look for?

There are many reasons why you might want to buy a used homebuilt instead of building. Those who have built their own airplanes know the satisfaction of spawning a flying machine with
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Production ramp-up, new F2 and CT aircraft shipped
September 15th 2023, Eisenach Germany - Flight Design general aviation, the European manufacturer of the F2 and CT series of aircraft reports that the first 2 production F2-LSA models
TMZ mandatory zone in the Netherlands
A TMZ with mandatory listening watch below the Schiphol TMA-1 in the Netherlands is in force since July 13. Many foreign pilots use Dutch airspace, an information pamphlet has been
Successful seventh edition
Bern, 10th September 2023 - This year's Electrifly-In Switzerland, held this weekend at the Swiss Air Force base at Bern Airport, was a success. The event was dedicated to sustainable
Your key to interconnectivity in aviation
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EASA STC for Piper PA-28R(T)-201T Turbo Arrow III, IV
Atting, August 2023 - MT-Propeller Entwicklung GmbH has received the EASA STC 10082080 for the installation of the 3-blade natural composite propeller MTV-12-D/188-53( ) on the Piper
New STCs for Slingsby Firefly and Airtractor
Atting, January 2023 – German prop manufacturer MT-Propeller Entwicklung GmbH received new authorizations to install their state-of-tge-art propellers to two further aircraft models.
AAS now accredited member of IADA
Atlas Air Service AG is now an accredited member of the International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA). Members of the IADA are the world's most renowned dealers of business aircraft.
Founded in 1968 - and still going strong in 2023
From humble beginnings, shaped from an idea in the basement of a London pub in 1968, Adams Aviation has reached its milestone 55th birthday. The company has seen plenty of change in
100,000 MT-Propeller blade manufactured
MT-Propeller natural composite blades have been a success since they were first built. Because of their natural composite construction, they are much lighter than aluminum propeller
Piper Meridian converted to a PT6A-135A
Having ideas how to make aircraft quieter and more efficient, MT-Propeller took the Piper M500 Meridian as a new program, replacing the original PT6A-42A engine with a PT6A-135A engine.
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