CFIT – What is it and how do you avoid it?
CFIT, is an acronym that we hear occasionally. But how many times during your flight planning do you actually think about how to avoid it?
How Will You Handle a Sudden Emergency Situation?
Another in the FAA’s series of “57 Seconds to Safer Flying”
Pilots/Mechanics and OTC Medications
A PDF document recently released by the FAA reminding pilots about the ramifications of using OTC medications.
Engine Failure at 1000’AGL in a C-185 – Meet the Pilot
A pilot’s description of surviving a total engine failure at 1000′ AGL after taking off from a metropolitan airport.
Was that ‘Oops’ an Incident or an Accident?
When investigating an aircraft occurrence that resulted in bent metal how does the NTSB know to classify the event as an accident or an incident.? They have specific criteria…
A Tip for Predicting Icing Conditions
57 Seconds to Safer Flying – Predicting Icing Conditions
ASI’s Ask ATC: Is ADS-B Enough?
AOPA Air Safety Institute video (1:35) addressing whether you really need flight following if you have ADS-B-In and can see nearby traffic.
An Easier Way to Activate and Close Your VFR Flight Plan
Leidos Flight Service now has an easy way for you to activate or close your VFR flight plan via phone.