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The thing with the altimeter

Why a correct setting is so important

Why is flying with a correct altimeter setting so important? This is shown in the following two images. Quiz-time: which altimeter is set correctly?

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Your Alternator Just Failed

Now What?

You're cruising along, when suddenly your low voltage light turns on. Now what? Your alternator is your aircraft's primary source of electricity, and when it fails, you need to start

Unintentionally in the clouds

How to survive!

VFR into IMC events have a distressingly high fatality rate. Here's why they happen and some strategies for surviving based on research into reports from pilots who successfully handled

Air Alliance Flight Center

Bonn-Hangelar traning facility certified

As of February 1st, 2017 Air Alliance Flight Center GmbH has received the official approval by the German authorities of their training facility at

The Low-Vis Takeoff

Usually not a good idea

General aviation pilots make IFR takeoffs in reduced visibility and low ceilings on a daily basis. We line up, launch, establish a climb, transition to the gauges and press on with

The four steps of spin recovery

How to escape the Spin

Have you ever practiced a spin? If you have (and even if you haven't), you've probably heard the recovery acronym "PARE". But do you know what each step is for?

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The 50/70 Rule

Is there enough Runway left?

Will you make your takeoff before you're out of runway? It's not an question you want be asking yourself on your takeoff roll, especially as you approach rotate speed. So how do

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.

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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

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Europe’s GA celebrates the anniversary
April 15, 2024 - Friedrichshafen – Aviation in Europe has every reason to celebrate: This month (April 17 to 20, 2024), AERO is launching its 30th anniversary edition. The international
Patrick Schutterop joins as International Business Development Director
3rd April 2024 - Pooleys is delighted to announce the appointment of Patrick Schutterop as our new International Business Development Director.


Global Broadband Coming to Europe
BROOMFIELD, Colo., and BREMEN, Germany – April 1, 2024 – Gogo Business Aviation (NASDAQ: GOGO) today announced it is partnering with Atlas Air Service AG to develop the first European
Eisenschmidt once again present at this year’s show
14.03.2024 – From April 17 through 20, 2024 Friedrichshafen on Lake Constance will once again be the meeting point for Europe’s General Aviation community. The well known German pilot
Further major orders for AutoGyro
Hildesheim, March 14, 2024 – At the start of this year AutoGyro GmbH won two major contracts for professional gyroplanes. A total of 18 „Sentinels“, most camera-equipped, were ordered
PC-12 Silent 7 Propeller
The popular 7-bladed MTV-47 MT-Propeller "The Silent 7" is now approved for even shorter take-off distances to further increase the operational capability of the PC-12 through EASA
Eisenschmidt starts Declared Training Organisation
24.01.2024 – Eisenschmidt is well on its way to start a certified DTO (Declared Training Organisation).

The well known German pilot supply company have now released a first

AAS brokers Cessna Citation CJ1+
Bremen, 31st January 2024 - Atlas Air Service hands over a Cessna Citation CJ1+ to a client from northern Germany.

As part of a brokerage agreement, Atlas Air Service AG has

Uncertain future of Avgas 100LL
Further to our previous report on the impending discontinuation of the use of Avgas 100LL (see below), AOPA Germany reports that Shell have now submitted an application for the temporary
3-blade MT-Prop MTV-9 for Cessna’s 182
Atting, January 2024 - MT-Propeller Entwicklung GmbH received the EASA STC 10083426 for the installation of the 3-blade Propeller MTV-9-D/200-58 on the Cessna Cessna 182H, J, K, L,
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