New AOPA Safety Letter
The calculation of weight and balance of an aircraft is the task of the pilot in command. It might not be necessary to do this before every flight, especially if the conditions do not
Looking for the right airplane
Time was quickly ticking down to my day with the examiner for my private pilot check ride. I had mastered the steep turns, the frightening stalls and high performance landings and takeoffs.
Short Field Takeoff
It was a beautiful summer day and my wife, my son, and I were going to enjoy it to the fullest. We were flying to Madeline Island (4R5) in La Pointe, Wisconsin, for the day.
The Pre-Buy exam
Whether you're buying an airplane to refurbish or one that's just been refurbed it's essential that you subject it to a pre-buy exam by a mechanic you chose. You should especially look
Floating Down The Runway?
It's frustrating to watch stripe after stripe pass underneath your nose, well past where you planned to touch down. Worse yet, your airspeed just isn't bleeding off. We've all been
200th Tecnam P2006T sold
Tecnam has reported that they have just delivered their 200th twin-engine P2006T aircraft. The latest Tecnam P2006T joins the Bartolini Air fleet, a flight training school based out
Eclipse ends 550 production
One Aviation will stop building Eclipse 550 aircraft this year as it gets ready to replace that design with the code-named Eclipse Canada. CEO Alan Klapmeier told an event in Hammond,