Shimmy, Shimmy Shake

Cessna 208A Cargomaster Failed Shimmy Dampener During takeoff roll, the crew experienced a severe nosewheel shimmy at approximately 40 knots and aborted takeoff. Troubleshooting revealed a...

My First Cross-Country

It was a bright sunny morning in Sarasota, Florida, as I headed out on my first solo cross-country fight. I was in a Cessna...

NTSB Reports

January 1, 2020, Ada, Okla. Cessna T210L Turbo Centurion At about 1545 Central time, the airplane was substantially damaged during an off-field forced landing following a...

Bad Bounce

If the primary yardstick determining what constitutes a “bad” landing is the number and magnitude of its bounces, my worst landing ever was in...

FAA Seeks Greater Pilot Professionalism

The FAA in February published a new rule designed to enhance professional development among air carrier pilots, with an emphasis on supplemental training for...